Daniel P. Forrester

In Memoriam

Below is the death notice of Daniel Forrester, Father of former St. Ed's staff member, Lisa Hirzel, Father-in-law of Timothy Hirzel, Class of 1989, Grandfather of Christian Howard, Class of 2016 and Eric Hirzel, Class of 2018. Please keep the Forrester, Hirzel and Howard families in your prayers.

DANIEL P. FORRESTER, age 77, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 surrounded by his family. Dan was born on December 21, 1945 to Cecil Ovid Forrester, Jr., and Norma Michell Forrester (both deceased).

He attended and played football and other sports for Berea and Midpark High Schools and Bowling Green State University. Dan was an avid fisherman.

Dan is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rosemarie Forrester; their four daughters Lisa Hirzel (Tim), Wendy Vargo (Ed), Meggan Forrester, and Amy Forrester (Josh); as well as grandchildren Emily Hirzel-Duff (Kaylee), Molly Hirzel, Madison Vargo, Eric Hirzel, Mia Vargo, Halle Vargo, Summer Vargo, Ava Vargo, and Christian Howard.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Madzy Fund, Berea Midpark Athletic Boosters, which helps offset participation costs for student athletes. Checks payable to Berea Midpark Athletic Boosters (Madzy Fund/Dan Forrester in memo) can be sent to 287 Parkway Drive, Berea, Ohio 44017.

Dan’s family will welcome visitors September 29, 2023 FRIDAY 3-5 PM, with a closing prayer at 5 PM at the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH (West of I-71)

Posted on: September 26, 2023

You can view a list of all St. Ed's Alumni who have passed away on our website.

Daniel P. Forrester

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