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Memorial for Lamont Forney

Born on May 13, 1954
Departed on Oct. 30, 2012 and resided in , .
Visitation: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
11:00 am - 12 pm
Service: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
12 pm
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
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Lamont  Forney

Lamont Cranston Forney, born May 13, 1954 to Margaret E. Forney and Joseph Brooks. He was educated in the Newark School System. In June 1972 Lamont graduated from Newark Tech and then enlisted in the US Marine Corp. three months later, Shawntell was born to him and Sharon Truitt.

Lamont was Honorably Discharged from the Marines in June 1974. In March 1979, Lamont's 2nd child, Lamont Nathaniel was born to him and Sherry Finney. Lamont and Sherry was married April 1982 and in July 1983 his 3rd child, Jarreau Darnell was born.

Anyone that knew Lamont knew he had a great love for music, especially Jazz! he also liked Soft Rock, Classical and music from the Big Band Era. Lamont was the only little black kid in the neighborhood who had a Beatles wig.

He loved playing chess and played quite well. Lamont also loved Backgammon and Dominos. He was very interested in Astronomy and was often looking through a telescope at night with children in the neighborhood. Lamont loved comedies and he loved to laugh.

Lamont was also an Inventor and a Artist. He invented a product called "Pants Guard" that is currently "Patent Pending". He was known for making mobiles and was presently developing mobiles called "Art of Mobility".

When Lamont was a young man and raising his family. He was employed in many types of jobs. He was an Insurance Agent, a Presser in the Dry Cleaning Industry and worked at the Newark Parking Authority. He later became Manager and Supervisor at most of his jobs because of his leadership abilities. His last place of employment was for the United Community Corp. Security Department.

Lamont lived in this world for 58 years. He loved many and loved much. His greatest love was for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

He leaves to mourn: his wife of 30 years, Sherry Forney; mother, Margaret E. Forney; daughter, Shawntell Truitt; son, Jarreau Forney; brothers, Harvey Lee, Demetric and Channing Forney, Johnny and Timothy Brooks; sisters, Tabitha, Teora and Tiny Brooks; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and so many great friends that cannot be numbered.

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