Mary M. Forsythe, age 93, of Hailesboro, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2010 at her home under the loving care of her family.
There will be a graveside service for Mrs. Forsythe on Wednesday, August 4th at 1 p.m. in the East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, with David Forsythe, Mrs. Forsythe’s grandson, officiating. French Funeral Home, Gouverneur, has been entrusted with her funeral arrangements.
Mary was born on June 24, 1917 in Rossie to the late Guy and Lottie (Lancto) Wood.
She attended school in Gouverneur and married Carlton W. Forsythe on May 5, 1936 at the Gouverneur United Methodist Church with Rev. Harold Thomas officiating. Carlton passed away on March 11, 1985.
Mrs. Forsythe was a homemaker and she enjoyed taking care of her family.
Her survivors include two sons, Carlton Forsythe Jr. of Gouverneur and Roy Forsythe of Fowler; two daughters, Carlene Forsythe of Fowler and Janice Forsythe of Philadelphia, NY; two brothers, Harland Wood of Waterloo and Loren Wood of Fort Knox, KY; and three sisters, Audrey Zirk of Watertown, Elizabeth Hammond of California and Donna Winegarner of Cottage Grove, MN. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.