ALBANY, NY, William R. Forman Sr., 93, died Friday, December 16, 2005 at Julie Blair Nursing Home after a long illness. Born in Troy to the late Edna Lawrence Forman and William H. Forman, William had lived in the Capital Region his whole life. He retired in 1976 as a cook for NY Telephone and worked as a cook at other businesses in the Albany area for many years. William was a member of the Albany Elks Club #49. Mr. Forman was predeceased by his son, Lawrence Forman. Survivors include his daughters, Irene (Edward) O'Callagher of Mary Ester, Fla. and Dorothy (Thomas) Burke of Texas; and one son, William (Kathy) Forman of Phoenix, Ariz. He is also survived by several grandchildren.Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.