Frank J. Forte


Frank J. Forte, 65, died September 16, 2012 at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Judy (Weston) Forte.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna (Regine) Forte. Frank was employed as a bus driver for RIPTA for 28 years before retiring and also served as a volunteer for CASA at Kent County Court House. Frank received the “Jefferson Award” on December 16, 2010. Frank was a member of ATU Union #618 and the Teamsters Local #251, AFLCIO. He was a former member of the Army National Guard.

He was the father of Frank and Michael Forte; the grandfather of Destiny Forte, Kyle Hoell and Ryan Hoell; the brother of the late Domenic Forte.

His funeral service was held September 19, 2012 in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Information and condolences, visit


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