Kion L. Fortes, 39
CHELSEA — Kion Lee Fortes, age 39, of Chelsea, passed away May 11 in his sleep from a seizure.
Kion was the beloved son of Anthony P. Fortes Jr. and Elizabeth Fortes. He was raised and educated in Lynn and Malden. Kion graduated from Malden High in 1994.
He worked as an assistant manager at Papa Gino’s in Malden for several years. Kion enjoyed watching sports. As a child he played both football and basketball in Lynn and Malden, he was a superstar player in West Lynn Pop Warner.
Kion leaves behind his father, Anthony, and mother, Elizabeth; brother, Anthony; and two nieces, Gianna and Tianna. Other family members are Jeffrey Nash, Scott Fortes and wife, Alphonso Wilhelmsen and wife, Michael Wilhelmsen and wife, Desmond Wilhelmsen and wife, and Tina and Ena Wilhelmsen and Dana Wilhelsen, and many, many cousins and friends. Kion will be missed by us all dearly.
Service information: Services will be held at GOODRICH Funeral Home, 128 Washington St., Lynn. Wake/funeral service May 21 4-6 p.m. Repass from 7-9 p.m. (location will be announced after service).