Paul D. Forni, of German Ridge Road, Clarington, Ohio passed away peacefully on October 12, on his 82nd birthday.

Paul was born to the late Carl and Elizabeth Forni.

Paul was retired from Ohio Valley Paving. He was also a retired farmer. Paul enjoyed traveling and enjoying a good meal. He was good natured and enjoyed life.

Paul was preceded in death by wife, Carol; sisters/brothers-in-law, Helen (Charles) Sommers, Jessie (Vaughn) Spalding and Eula (Bud) Clark; brother, Floyd Forni and sister-in-law, Loretta Dunlap.

He is survived by daughters, Paula (Matt) Malloy and Mary (Gene) Freeman; sons, Dan (Sherry) Forni and Rick Forni; three grandsons, Nick Forni (Chevelle Bodien), Corey Malloy (Morgan O’Keeffe) and Jacob Freeman; brothers, Charles (Janet) Forni, and Dale (Stella) Forni; sisters, Sue (Vernon) Ebert and Dot (Jim) Frank. Many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Grisell Funeral Home, 125 Clarinda Drive, Clarington, Ohio. Calling hours will start at 11 a.m., with the funeral to start at noon. A reception to follow at Clarington VFD Bingo Hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. John’s United Church of Christ, or Clarington Volunteer Fire Department (your assistance was greatly appreciated). Special thanks to the nurses at Davita Dialysis Center in New Martinsville.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.