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Muriel Elizabeth Forte

Muriel Elizabeth Forte, American nurse. Certified diabetes educator. Decorated Air Force Commendation medal, 2 Air Force Meritorious Service medals; recipient Good Neighbor award Tops Markets, Niagara Falls, 1993.

Background

  • Forte, Muriel Elizabeth was born on November 11, 1940 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Daughter of Wilbur Francis and Dorothea Bloomingdale (Bradt) Connell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Buffalo, 1963.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Memorial Medical Center, Niagara Falls, 1963-1969, staff development instructor, since 1983, diabetic teaching nurse, 1966-1994. Commissioned captain United States Air Force Reserve, 1973. Advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1987.

      Clinical nurse 914 Tactical Clinic, Niagara Falls, 1973-1978, chief nurse, 1978-1993. Commander 914th Aeromed. Patient Staging Squadron, since 1993.

      Active in Operation Desert Storm, 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Certified diabetes educator.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member nursing and health committee American Red Cross, Niagara Falls, since 1967, disaster services committee, Niagara Falls, since 1987, member nominating committee. Active election campaign Judge John Mariano, Niagara Falls, 1983. Vestrywoman Church of the Epiphany, Niagara Falls.

    Member nominating committee Nurse's House. Member American Nurses Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, American Association Diabetes Educators, New York State Nurses Association, Reserve Officers Association (life), Friends of Air Force Museum, Aquarium of Niagara Falls, Humane Education Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Animal care, animal rights, walking, swimming, biking.

    Connections

    • Married Francis Anthony Biancuzzo, May 23, 1970 (deceased October 1971) married Eugenio Forte, April 9, 1988.
    • father: Wilbur Francis Connell
    • mother: Dorothea Bloomingdale (Bradt) Connell
    • spouse: Francis Anthony Biancuzzo
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