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Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels

44 Wilson Avenue, Manalapan, NJ

OBITUARY

Scott Howard Forest

April 22, 1958November 26, 2019
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HOWELL - Scott Howard Forest died peacefully on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at his home in Howell, surrounded by his loved ones. He was 61.

Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Jackson before settling in Howell seven years ago.

Although Scott held a number of different jobs, his most important job was being a father. In addition to his own children, he was a father figure to many others. He enjoyed playing golf and fantasy football. Scott also loved talking - he could spend hours talking to complete strangers about anything and everything.

He was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Anne.

Surviving is his loving wife of 39 years, Ailene, whom he referred to as "my queen, my wife, my love"; his children: Jared Forest and his wife Ashley, and Robyn Gerstein and her husband Michael; his granddaughter, Addison; two brothers: Mark Forest and Elliot Forest; and his godson, Howard Forest.

A funeral service will be held for Scott on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11AM at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, 44 Wilson Avenue, Manalapan, NJ. Interment will immediately follow at Wellwood Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made in Scott's name to Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, November 29, 2019

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Mark Forest

November 29, 2019

I remember when I went with my good friend Steve Warshawer to the last game that the NY Yankees played in the then old Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. I took my little brother Scott Howard Forest to the game. We were sitting in the outfield. Well, after the game, as a joke we went to the fence by the field and I lifted Scott over the fence and left him standing on the field. He walked over to home plate where we met him. We were all laughing. We later found out that Scott had taken a miniature pocket saw with him to the game and during the game he sawed off a piece of wood from the back of his chair as a souvenir. What a kid he was.

Dara Schendelman

November 28, 2019

Joan Arnowitz

November 27, 2019

May you remember all the good, time and all the love Scott gave to his friends and family.

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