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Jack T. LaForte

July 23, 1938 — July 1, 2023


Jack T. LaForte, 84, of Monessen, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2023 in Allegheny General Hospital, with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 23, 1938 in North Charleroi, the son of the late Jack J. LaForte and Stacey (Snyder) Laforte-Demoss. Jack served his country as member of the United States Army Reserves. He also served as a Monessen City Councilman, Member of Redevelopment Authority/Enterprise Zone, served as chairman of the City Department of Parks and Public Property. Was a member of Ravens Athletic Association, Monessen Elks and French Club where he was part of the golf league and where he enjoyed playing cards with friends. Jack enjoyed going to the casino and especially loved going on family trips to Ocean City Maryland. He was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Marlene (Troth) LaForte, daughter, Jennifer (Jeff) Cicchini; son, Jack B. LaForte of Monessen; two sisters, Sandra Visca, Kathy (Mike) Madigan; two half sisters, Mary DeMoss-Lofton, Helen Stupnik and numerous nieces and nephews. Private family services were entrusted the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Interment was in Grandview Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.

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