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Dean L. "Skeeter" Forney, 75, of 851 W. Market St., Trevorton, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at the Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Coal Township.
He was born April 27, 1942, in Harrisburg, a son of the late Allen and Wilhelmina (Rickert) Forney. On June 24, 1961, he married the former Lorraine E. Long who preceded him in death on Feb. 2, 2016.

Dean was self-employed in construction.
He was an avid outdoors man, enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing.

Dean is survived by three sons, Greg Forney, Craig Forney and wife Sherrie, and Scott Forney and Tia, all of Trevorton; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jack Forney, of Tower City, Larry Forney, of Elizabethville; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Cris L. Forney; two brothers, Bill and Terry Forney; and one sister, Cheryl Trut.

At Dean's request, there will be no visitation or hours of calling.

The Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home 841 W. Shamokin St. Trevorton, has charge of arrangements.
Published on August 24, 2017
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