Obit: Forbes, Josean R. (1989 - 2013)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Forbes, Hopkins, Rivera
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 08/08/2013
Forbes, Josean "Jose" R. (15 MAR 1989 - 3 AUG 2013)
Josean "Jose" R. Forbes, 24, Rib Lake, died on Saturday, Aug. 3 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, after a lifelong battle after being born with HIV.
Simultaneous memorial services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. at Camp Forest Springs in Westboro, and at 4 p.m. EST at Windsor Locks Congregational Church in Windsor Locks, Conn.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:
March 15, 1989 at Ponce, Puerto Rico
Windsor Locks, CT elementary and was a graduate of Windsor Locks High School; Attended Roberts Wesleyan University in Rochester, NY and was presently a student at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE:
He was presently working toward a degree in criminal justice. For the past 6 summers, he worked as a staff counselor & program assistant at Camp Forest Springs, Westboro, WI. He fought a lifelong battle after being born with HIV, finally succumb to multiple infections due to his illness. He enjoyed playing guitar, sports, and creating relationships with people.
SURVIVING BROTHERS & SISTERS:
Twin sister: Najee Rivera, Milwaukee
Angelica Rivera, Hartford, CT
Thomas Rivera, Hartford, CT
Rebeccah (Dave) Hopkins, Rib Lake
Christen (Jennifer) Forbes, North Haven, CT
Devon (Kara) Forbes, Windsor Locks, CT
Jerre & Jane Forbes, Rib Lake
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