Theodore J. Forsey


Theodore J. Forsey, 92, of Neshannock Township passed away the night of Jan. 19, 2019, at Paramount Senior Living at Cranberry.
Born June 20, 1926, in Youngstown, Ohio, he was the son of Edwin and Elsa (Hedwall) Forsey.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Lee (Washabau) Forsey, on March 8, 2016.
He served his country during World War II in the army as a Technical Sergeant from 1944-1946.
Mr. Forsey was a manager for Bell Telephone for over 30 years until his retirement on April 1, 1985.
He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Ligonier Lodge No. 331. Among his many interests, he enjoyed tennis, ping-pong, woodworking, golf, photography and travel. He was a member of King's Chapel Methodist Church.
Surviving are his two sons, James J. (Debi) Forsey of Pittsburgh and Thomas E. (Kathy) Forsey of Silver Spring, Md., and two grandchildren, Jess and Alexa.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Murdoch.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Maryann Long officiating. Military rites will be performed by the New Castle Area Honor Guard.
Burial will be in Castle View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.
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Published on January 21, 2019
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