Reita M. Forner


Reita M. Forner, 86, of Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care, formerly of Vine Court, New Wilmington, died at the Care Center on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. She was born in Sewickley on Feb. 5, 1932, to the late Richard and Marie Wamsley Patterson Sr. She married Dr. Robert "Bob" Forner on May 19, 1956, and he preceded her in death April 10, 2015.
Mrs. Forner graduated from Sewickley High School and attended Davis Elkins College. She was a member of the New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Sewickley Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 439, the New Wilmington Afternoon Garden Club, and the Jameson Hospital Jr. Guild.
Survivors include one daughter, Terri Forner (John) Nystrom of New Wilmington; one son, Robert J. (Sherry) Forner of Hermitage; and three grandchildren complete the family.
There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the New Wilmington Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Matt Camlin officiating. Interment will follow at Sewickley Cemetery, Allegheny County.
Memorials may be given to Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care, 238 S. Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16142.
Arrangements were entrusted to Smith Funeral Home of New Wilmington.
Published on September 9, 2018
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