Richard J. Forkin

Richard J. Forkin 81, of Oak Lawn, died Dec. 7 at the Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital in Hines.

Visitation was held Dec. 11 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held Dec. 12 at the funeral home. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

Mr. Forkin is survived by his nephews, Dennis, Richard and Brian; and his nieces, Colleen Paliska and Sharon Bidochka.

Mr. Forkin was born in Chicago. He worked as a magazine publisher. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a local actor who was in several short films.