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Earle Forbes, III

December 8, 1954 - November 21, 2020

Burial Date November 21, 2020

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FORBES: Earle Forbes, III, 65 of Groton, entered eternal life on Nov. 21, 2020. He was born Dec. 8, 1954 in Chelsea, MA the son of the late Earle and Mena (Moscone) Forbes, Jr. He was, united in marriage, to the former Sherie Santacroce, on June 7, 1975 in Noank, CT. Mrs. Forbes survives him. Earle retired from Electric Boat in 2019 after 25 years in the yard and 2 years in design. He formally worked for L-3 Technology for 15 years. He was a member of the Ledyard Gun Club, and an honoree member of the Sub-Vets. He enjoyed scuba diving , 4X4 wheeling, camping with his family and friends through out the east coast over the years. He formerly rode his Harley Davison with his wife Sherie for many years and loved his muscle car, a 1973 Plymouth Duster. His love for his family was undeniable. Besides his beloved wife Sherie he is survived by his beloved daughter, Brandy Forbes-Gordon and husband Derrick. Two sisters, Alice Carr husband Robert of NY and Belinda Pickett husband Norman of Jewett City. Brother-in-law Jim Santacroce wife Roselle, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by, a grandson, Derrick Gordon, Jr. Family and friends may gather for a graveside service on Saturday (Nov. 28, 2020) at 11 am in Smith Lake Cemetery, Long Hill Rd. Groton. The Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave. New London, has been entrusted with his care.


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