Jeanette A. Forry

McALISTERVILLE – Jeanette A. Forry, 72, of McAlisterville, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at her home.

Born on July 18, 1940, in Cashton, Wis., she was a daughter of the late Casper N. and Lorraine (Mashak) Hansen. On Dec. 1, 1961, she married Lenus R. Forry, with whom she shared nearly 47 years of marriage, until he preceded her in death on June 19, 2008.

Surviving are: one daughter, Lenette F. Boisselle, of North Smithfield, R.I.; four siblings, Darrell Hansen and his wife, Kathy, of Sparta, Wis., Sylvester Hansen, of Lexington, Ky., Delores Ooton and her husband, Don, Sussex, Wis., and Judy Ooton and her husband, Harold, of West Bend, Wis.; and one brother-in-law, Omer Bethhauser, of Milwaukee, Wis.

She also was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Bethhauser.

Mrs. Forry was a 1958 graduate of Cashton High School, Cashton, Wis., and she held many positions in the Women of the Moose Lodge 925, Millerstown, where she earned her Academy of Friendship and was Past College of Regents.

For many years, she was employed as a seamstress for Lyons Fashions, McAlisterville.

Although Jeanette gave much of her time and talents to the Moose, she also enjoyed camping, traveling, cooking and decorating for the holidays.

She was also an avid supporter of the Philadelphia Phillies and of NASCAR driver, Jeff Gordon.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Nicholas A. Smith officiating. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery, Millerstown.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home, where a Women of the Moose ceremony will take place at 1:45 p.m.

For those who wish, memorial contributions in Mrs. Forry’s memory may be made to the SUN Home Health Hospice, 61 Duke St., P.O. Box 232, Northumberland, PA 17857.

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