Dennis Edward Forgash, 64, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on November 20, 2018 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.
Born on June 5, 1954 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and raised in Duquesne, PA, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Sudzina Forgash and Walter Forgash. Dennis worked with Roberts Oxygen and was associated with other gas companies throughout his career. He enjoyed playing golf, doing yard work, being a handyman, rooting for Jeff Gordon, his favorite NASCAR fan and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dennis was of the Catholic faith and attended Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Waldorf.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother Walter E. Forgash.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife and companion Janis D. Lafont; children Claire Johns and her husband Mike, Douglas Lafont and his wife Lee Ann; grandchildren Otis Robert Johns, Dayton Michael Lafont and Dylan Michael Lafont; brother David Forgash and his wife Carol Ann; nephew David A. Forgash and his wife Dawn; former spouse Sharon Fairhust; other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 10AM to 11AM with Mass to follow at 11AM at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, 100 Village Street, Waldorf, Maryland.
Interment will be held at a later date in Duquesne, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association.
Local Arrangements are entrusted to William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Duquesne, PA. 15110
Originally published November 27, 2018.