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In Memory of

Ida Forget

January 11, 1926 - May 13, 2017

Obituary


Ida Fantin Forget, age 91, died peacefully in her home with her daughter at her side on Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was born in Timmins, Ontario Canada on January 11, 1926 and moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1950. There she met and married Maurice Forget. She was employed as a secretary in the automotive industry and upon retirement Ida and Maurice traveled the United States and Canada, settling in Florida in 1980. Known for her green thumb and flowers she frequently received Yard of the Month designation from her HOA.



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Ida Fantin Forget, age 91, died peacefully in her home with her daughter at her side on Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was born in Timmins, Ontario Canada on January 11, 1926 and moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1950. There she met and married Maurice Forget. She was employed as a secretary in the automotive industry and upon retirement Ida and Maurice traveled the United States and Canada, settling in Florida in 1980. Known for her green thumb and flowers she frequently received Yard of the Month designation from her HOA.



She was an active member of Annunciation Parish, volunteering for the Annual Fall Festival, Mother’s Day Out program and a member of St. Jude’s Circle. In addition, Ida delivered meals for Meals on Wheels into her 80’s.



She is survived by her daughter, Maureen Cortese; sister, Irma Lava and grandson Gian Cortese. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and special friends, Dianne Bowser and Carol Jaeger. She was preceded in death by her parents, Giovanni and Pierina Fantin, husband, Maurice Forget, and son, Dennis Forget.



To accommodate out of town family members Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Annunciation Catholic Church, 1020 Montgomery Rd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. Family will receive guests following the service.



A private interment will be held Friday, June 23, 2017 at Highlands Memory Gardens, Apopka.



In lieu of flowers Ida would be pleased for donations made to Meals on Wheels in her memory. https://mealsetc.org. Meals on Wheels, 2801 S. Financial Court, Sanford, FL 32773