Peter LaForte, MD, 89, lived in Ridgefield

Peter LaForte, MD, 89, died on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at his Ridgefield home.

He was husband of Jeannette (Grieco) LaForte; father of Peter J. (Judy Ratner) LaForte of Stamford, Elizabeth LaForte of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Christopher A. LaForte of Bethel; brother of Faye Reggio of Howard Beach, N.Y., and grandfather of Olivia, Dane, Hannah, Eve and Evan.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in St. Mary Catholic Church, 55 Catoonah Street.

Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the National Tuberous Sclerosis Association,, 801 Roeder Rd., Suite 750, Silver Spring, MD 20910.