Jacques Fortin, 76, of Manchester passed away at his home on Thursday October 31, 2019. Born on April 30, 1943 in Edmundston, New Brunswick Canada to the late Lucien and Regina (Levesque) Fortin, he retired after 45 years as a typesetter for textbooks. Jacques is survived by his sons Richard Fortin of Torrington, CT, Matthew Reisman and his husband Reggie of Queens, NY, his daughter Marci (Reisman) Belton and her husband Shaun of Maryland, his adopted grandchildren Jynnette and Jyssette Reisman, his former wives and friends Gisele Azeredo and Carol Reisman and his sister Therese Fortin of Blind River, Ontario Canada.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday November 8th at 7:30 p.m. at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 West Center Street, Manchester, CT. Family and friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service on Friday from 5-7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or online at www.cancer.org. For online condolences, please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com
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