In Loving Memory of Daniel Joseph Forte

December 15, 1965
Stamford, CT
October 19, 2017
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Friday 4-8 PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

October 27, 2017


Holy Family Church

Mass of Christian Burial

700 Old Stratfield Road,
CT 06825

Saturday, October 28, 2017: 11:00 AM


Family Gathering


Holy Family Church

700 Old Stratfield Road,
CT 06825

Daniel Joseph Forte

Daniel Joseph Forte, age 51, of Fairfield, beloved son of Frank and Anne Jane Forte, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Bel Air, Maryland. Born in Stamford, Dan had been a lifelong Fairfield resident. He was a 1984 graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School and received a Bachelors Degree from Southern Connecticut State University. He was a man of tremendous faith, and an active parishioner of Holy Family Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, CCD teacher, Altar Server supervisor and a participant in the Emmaus Group. Dan was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was very active in CT Special Olympics, serving on the State Board. He loved sports and was NY Yankees and Dallas Cowboys fan. He loved music of all kinds. He will be lovingly remembered as a kind and generous man who was always willing to help others in need. Survivors in addition to his parents include a beloved sister, Kristin Adams of Fairfield; three nieces, his Goddaughter, Lauren Adams, Jessica and Stephanie Adams; aunts and uncles, Robert and Susan Coughlin, Patricia Coughlin-Mowson, Joseph (his Godfather) and Robin Forte and William Forte; his Godmother, Janet Sia; his best friend, Peter Dolan and many cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Frank V. and Laura C. Forte, Bernard J. and Rita Anne Coughlin; an uncle, Brian W. Coughlin and a cousin, Kevin M. Coughlin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. meeting directly at Holy Family Church, Fairfield. Interment will be private. Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield, Rd., Fairfield, CT 06825. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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  1.   My heartfelt condolences for the loss of your beloved, Daniel. Please know that Jehovah God and his son Jesus Christ is aware of your pain and they care for you. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) . I pray that you are able to find comfort in God’s promise of paradise where there will be no more pain and sorrow (Revelation 21:4,5)  and the many wonderful  memories of your loved one becoming a reality in the future resurrection in paradise.  (Acts 24:15). Please accept my sincere condolences.

  2. Dear Kristin and family,
    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother/uncle. May fond memories help you through this difficult time.
    The Manderville Family

  3. Dear Frank and Jane…I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Daniel. My deepest and most sincere condolences. I wish you all the love, peace and comfort your hearts can hold during this time of grief. Love, Cousin Linda

  4. Dear Forte family,I am very sorry for your loss and send my deepest sympathies and condolences to you all and pray that Dan will rest in eternal peace.

  5. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. I had worked with your son at Knights of Columbus events and bingos at St Francis de Sales Church. I knew him to be a person who was generous with his time and always eager to help. He will be sadly missed.