Thomas Allen Forvilly

ESCANABA — Thomas Allen Forvilly, 73, of Escanaba, passed away at home on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020.

Tom was born April 21, 1947, in Escanaba, the son of Floyd and Dorothy (Mayville) Forvilly. He was united in marriage to Mary “Mimi” Margaret Demars on Oct. 18, 1969. He worked as a machinist for Harnischfeger, Cloverland Paper Company and Northern Rebuilders. He loved going to camp, hunting, bird hunting with his dog, Rusty, rummage sales, tinkering with his tractors and spending time with his family and friends, especially his card buddies on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

In addition to his mother, Dorothy Forvilly, Tom is survived by his children, Julie Forvilly, Jeff (Camilla) Forvilly, Jason (Trudy) Forvilly; grandchildren, Alyssa (Justin) Farmer, Macie (Jason) Demeuse, Nick (Sunny) Forvilly, Joey Forvilly, Trenton Forvilly, Taylor Forvilly; great grandchildren, Brynlee Miron, Jaycee Demeuse, Bryson Farmer, Trace Forvilly; siblings, Gary Forvilly, Dave Forvilly, Randy (Christie) Forvilly and Debbie (Guy) Laporte and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Mimi” Forvilly, his father and his dog, Rusty.

The Forvilly family would like to extend a special thank to OSF Hospice, especially Rachel and Josh.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. He will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

The Forvilly family is being assisted by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.