Ernest John Forey

February 6, 1929 - September 21, 2020

Ernest Forey, 91, of Nederland, died Monday, September 21, 2020, at Memorial Herman Northeast Hospital, Humble. He was born February 6, 1929, in Lafayette, Louisiana, to Agnes LeBlanc Forey and Morris John Forey.

Ernest was a United States Navy veteran. He volunteered with Meals on Wheels, Beaumont. He owned Forey’s Lawnmowers & Bicycles, Nederland for many years and was instrumental in starting the Southeast Texas Lawn Mower Association. Ernest was also a member of The Holiday Rambler Club. He loved the great outdoors especially while camping and traveling all over the United States, Canada, and Alaska. He also enjoyed dancing and building his shop and home.

Survivors include his children, Mark Forey and wife, Lynn; Carolyn Mazzola, all of Nederland; and Jerry Forey, of Kingwood; grandchildren, Jill Skero; Amanda Garrison; Joel Forey; and Brian Forey; twelve great-grandchildren; and brother, James Forey and wife, Pearl, of Nederland.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and Morris Forey; first wife, Cora Forey; second wife, Jo Forey; son, Terry Forey; and sister, Elaine Gros.

A gathering of Mr. Forey’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 25, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 4590 Concord Road, Beaumont, Texas 77703.

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Oak Bluff Memorial Park

Oak Bluff Memorial Park
  • 618 block port neches tx 77651

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 505 n 12th street nederland tx 77627
  • 09/26/2020
  • 10:00 am

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 505 n 12th street nederland tx 77627
  • 09/25/2020
  • 4:18 pm

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Mark, Mandy and Brian, so sorry to hear about your dad and grandfather. My prayers are with all of you at this time.

Jan Smith

Mark and Brian, sending love hugs and prayers for you and the family.

John Popielarczyk

Carolyn, Mark, Jerry & family, We're all saddened by your dad's passing, but we are happy that he had a life well lived. We'll remember his zest for life, his love of travel and dancing. We'll always have a chuckle when we think of him and his video camera! John & Debbie

JoEllen Riley

Mark, Prayers to you & your family at the loss of your Dad.

Nancy Landry


Avery and Alyson Forey

Thank you Paw Paw Ernie for always being so loving and sweet to us. Thank you for always letting us climb up in your lap and letting us just talk and talk and talk. Thank you for loving us and thank you for being the best Great Paw Paw ever. Will will forever love and miss you.....


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