Lorna J. Forsythe

LEWISTOWN – Lorna J. Forsythe, 91, of Lewistown, died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Ohesson Manor.

Born Oct. 4, 1921, in Six Mile Run, Bedford County, she was a daughter of the late Stuart and Elsie Mae (Foster) Musser.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Caldwell “Ted” Forsythe, on May 19, 1996.

Lorna is survived by: her children, Jayne Young and husband, William, of Williamsport, and Ted Forsythe and wife, Susan, of Lewistown; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her siblings, Eleanor Lawhorne, Verna Tabor and Laverne Runyan, all of Maryland.

She was a member of the Granville United Methodist Church, where she served as family coordinator and organized the Birthday Club.

Lorna especially enjoyed time with family and friends; she also enjoyed cooking, baking and canning, sewing and working on her flower garden.

Her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with Pastor Mike Sigler officiating.

Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Her family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in Lorna’s memory can be made to the Granville United Methodist Church, c/o Susan Henry, 4364 state Route 103 N., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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