Thomas V. Forgette III

September 15, 1972April 25, 2019

Norwich-Thomas V. Forgette III, age 46, of Norwich, passed away at William W. Backus Hospital on April 25, 2019. He was born on September 15, 1972 in Bridgeport to Thomas and Maureen (Moran) Forgette. Tommy graduated from Bullard-Havens Technical H.S. in Bridgeport and worked for Webster and Son Paving for the last 15 years. Tommy was an avid sports fan. He loved the NY Yankees, NY Giants and Duke University basketball. He was a part of “The 303” and will continue to look over them. The world lost a really good guy and he will be sadly missed. Besides his loving parents, he is survived by a daughter Tiffani A. Forgette of Oxford and a brother Brian E. Forgette of Norwich. He also leaves behind dear friends Michael Thibodeau of Oxford and Barbara Thibodeau of Bridgeport. A Catholic Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 156 Providence Street, Taftville on Saturday May 4th at 11:00 a.m. followed by a celebration of life at the VFW 36 Pratt Ave, Taftville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Lung Assosciation at or to the Vietnam Veterans of America at Please visit to leave an online condolence for the Forgette family.


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Gordon MacCalla

May 3, 2019

I’ll miss the trash talk and memes from you on FB about my Dallas Cowboys. You were definitely a funny dude. Just saw a comment you made on one of the FB pics I posted and started laughing again. I’ll refrain this season on talking trash about your Giants. Rest Easy My Friend!!


Maureen Moran Forgette Forgette

May 3, 2019

Tommy Forgette you are one of my two best accomplishment 's. You and Brian made my life complete ; whether we were watching you win the championship of the Orioles, in Park City. LITTLE LEAGUE , or just playing wiffle ball in front of your cousin Michael Barber's house. As dad & I got older you watched over us , dad and you were constant companions looking for all the bargains . GOD Blessed us with a grandaughter Tiffani A. FORGETTE. . SHE COULD NOT HAVE ASKED FOR A BETTER DAD. WE ALL HAD NICK NAMES FOR HER. To me she was my little Princess, to you her Peanut, an grandpa always called her Pumpkin. Saying goodbye to you will be the hardest thing in my whole lifetime. Thank you for being the most awesome son, father , brother, and nephew to all of us. You will be sadly missed by anyone you met in the course of your life. You intrusted Tiffani into Mike , Barbara's, and Brian's hands. I was so touched when Uncle Jessie sat in the kitchen and said Tom and I raised two fine sons. Uncle Kenny like all of us are heart broken. You are my Angel now, we will all remain (303 strong). I Love You With all my heart there is no more pain for you. RIP my son fly like a. Bird, whenever I see a cardinal , it will be you checking up on us. All the Forgette , and Moran families.

Neil Przybylinski

May 2, 2019

Tom, played for me at Park City LL. He was a valuable member of the Orioles championship team. We remained friends though Facebook and would often chat. To his family, be at peace knowing the joy and happiness he brought to family and friends.
Be at peace Tom

Tim James

April 30, 2019

I graduated with Tommy, BHT 1990, I would see him from time to time, always cheerful, good man...

Billy Alascia

April 30, 2019

I had the pleasure of being friends with Tommy from Saint Ambrose and then through high school at Bullard havens. He was a good guy, a good friend and I'm sorry that we lost touch as much once he moved away. There are too many memories to list!He had a big heart which goes far in my book. My condolences to his daughter And extended family during this time. If it is any Comfort at all, God received another angel that is watching down on us all...

Jermaine Sneed

April 30, 2019

Tom was always a stand up guy. Good spirit and kept a smile. Rest well friend and to his family, May God bring comfort and peace to you. Keep smiling Tom.

Keisha Broadnax

April 29, 2019

We grew up on Dover St. in Bridgeport. There was a close knit crew of us. Tommy has been a great guy and consistent friend for over 30 years. I lost my only sibling in 2011 and Tommy was always thoughtful and supportive of me during my ongoing healing process. I was sad to hear of his illness and ultimately his passing. I pray for the family’s strength, comfort and healthy healing. Rest in Paradise Tommy.

Your friend forever,
(& The Broadnax Family (372 Dover)

Robert Zeleznik

April 29, 2019

I grew up on Palisade Ave and used to play basketball and baseball with Tommy. Here's to our childhood

Brian Forgette

April 29, 2019

Tommy was my best friend my brother my right hand man it's not just one memory it's every memory of every day I love you so much

Kevin Muhammad

April 29, 2019

Tom I remember our days together at St. Ambrose. You were a wonderful childhood friend and will be greatly missed. Love Kevin Muhammad (Campbell) and family