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Homer W. Forcier Jr.

May 10, 1928 ~ December 30, 2018 (age 90)

    Homer W. Forcier Jr.,90, died Sunday December 30, 2018 after a period of failing health.  He was the husband of the late Dolores (Caporale) Forcier who passed away in 2007.  They were married for 53 years.  He was born in Keene NH, the son of the late Homer W. Sr. and Lillian (Vigeneau) Forcier and lived Waltham for many years before moving to Marlborough in 1969

     Mr. Forcier worked as a machinist for the former GW Moore in Waltham and the Entwistle Company in Hudson for 25 years before retiring in 1993.  He also drove cabs and school buses for Waltham Central Taxi for over 50 years.

     When his sons were young Homer coached in Marlborough Youth Baseball and Marlborough Pop Warner Football, and was active in the local Cub Scout/Boy Scout packs.

     After his retirement Mr. Forcier, enjoyed spending winters playing golf in Myrtle beach S.C.  He was also an avid gardener.

     He is survived by three sons; John Forcier of Boston, Mark Forcier of Hampton NH and Stephen Forcier of Marlborough, five grandchildren; Jereme, Austin, Michael , Sarah and David , two brothers; Richard and Paul Forcier both of Keene NH and many nieces and nephews.

     His funeral will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St. Marlborough.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.  Visiting hours will be held on Thursday evening from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (www.shortfuneral.com), 95 West Main St. Marlborough.

     In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the American Parkinson’s Disease foundation, 72 E. Concord St. Boston MA 02118.

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