OBITUARY

Ernest R. Forlini Sr

June 29, 1922December 28, 2012
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Ernest R. Forlini, Sr., sometimes known as “Chicken Man or Chick” of Johnston passed away unexpected on December 28, 2012. He was the loving husband of Marie C. (Cavalloro) Forlini.

Born in Johnston, he was the son of the late Luigi and Consiglia (Martino) Forlini.

Mr. Forlini owned and operated Forlini’s Poultry on Pocasset Avenue for many years. Later he worked in the jewelry manufacturing business, and the last ten years was a doorman at the R.I. State House. He was a World War II Army veteran, coached little league for many years and enjoyed fishing and hunting wild mushrooms. Being a communicant of St. Bartholomew Church, he was a member of the Holy Name Society and he was also a Eucharistic Minister to local long term facilities. He was the beloved father of Sgt. Ernest R. Forlini, Jr. P.P.D and Christine M. Forlini-Felisberto, also cherished grandfather of Jacqueline Rose and Nicholas Robert Forlini. He is survived by his sister Anna Insana and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Giovanni Forlini, Mary Davies and Rose Schalit and Baby Elizabetta.

Funeral will be held Thursday at 9:00 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Bartholomew Church, 297 Laurel Hill Avenue, Providence. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. VISITATION WEDNESDAY 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ernest’s memory to the RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, East Providence, RI 02915. Visit www.romanofuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2013
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Ernest R. Forlini Sr

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Christine Forlini

January 25, 2014

Dad

Sometimes it seems I just saw you and other times it feels like half a lifetime ago.

Always miss and love you.

Christine xoxo

Christine

March 14, 2013

Hi Dad
It's almost three months since you have gone. There are times we laugh at some of the things that went on over the years, and then other times everything gets so pensive. I'll always miss and love you. xoxo

Jackie

February 8, 2013

Grandpa will always be remembered!

Anthony (Tony) Sauro

January 5, 2013

Mary, I was so sad to hear of Ernie's passing. Ernie was a great person and a great friend. I will truly miss him. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. I am in Florida for the winter so unfortunately I will not be at the services. RIP Ernie

RENE' VOAS

January 4, 2013

CHRIS, I AM SO SORRY FOR THE PASSING OF YOUR DAD. BOB AND I SEND OUR PRAYERS AND LOVE TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. MISS AND LOVE YOU. XXOO

January 4, 2013

Marie, I was so sorry to hear about Ernie. I am in Florida with Anthony Sauro. He also feels terrible, he said he lost a good friend. Lucille Barone

LUCILLE CERVONE

January 3, 2013

DEAR MARIE CHRISTINE AND FAMILY SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS I ALWAYS TALK TO MARIE DAILY AND SHE SPEAKS SO FONDLY OF HER HUSBAND. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU.
LOVE LUCILLE AND MICHAEL CERVONE

Steve & Andrea Ritch

January 3, 2013

Marie & Family: We are so sorry to learn of Ernie's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

scotty davies

January 2, 2013

Aunt Marie, Chrisy and Ernie.Both Jennifer and I are saddened with the passing of Uncle Ernie. Both he and Uncle John were the definition of "Classy". At the time of my mom's passing(Sister Mary), he lifted my sprits with his worldly insite.Our Earthly table may have an empty chair now,but Heaven's has gained a full one. With love and remembrances. Scotty,Jenni and Samantha Davies.Zephyrhills, FL

Ron Santoro

January 2, 2013

Marie, Ernie, Christine and Family. Please affect my sincere condolences on your loss. Ernie was a fine man and gentleman...I remember he always had a smile on his face. He will live forever in our memories and hearts.