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Publication: Globe and Mail, The add link
Issue: 11 May 2012, page R9
Title: FORSEY, Loraine Mary (Death Notice)
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FORSEY, Loraine Mary (nee Ritchie)

January 4, 1909 - May 8, 2012

Loraine died peacefully at Riverbend Place, Cambridge, Ontario in her 104th year on May 8, 2012. Loraine was born in Grand Valley to Stella Hamilton and Harry Ritchie. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, the Reverend George Pike Forsey in 1966 and her elder daughter, Eleanor Kathleen Wilson (Charles) in 2010. Loraine is survived by her son, Robert George of Toronto and daughter, Barbara Jean Brookes (Ron) of Calgary. Cherished grandmother to Gregory Brookes and Sara Coates (nee Brookes) of Calgary, Alberta; David Wilson of Cambridge and Matthew Wilson of Toronto. Loraine loved her great grandchildren of whom she was very proud: Jayden and Ashlyn Coates and Erin, Kate and Emma Wilson. She is lovingly remembered by cousin Stuart Jones of Toronto. Loraine loved her church, her community, her teaching, her family and worldwide travel. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and especially cottage summers on Blue Sea Lake, Quebec with George, family and friends . The family wishes to thank the professional staff at the Riverbend Place Seniors' Community, Cambridge for the wonderful care and attention provided to Loraine. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Silver Spire United Church, 366 St. Paul St., St. Catharines (the former St. Paul Street United Church, where Reverend Forsey ministered for over 15 years) at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. In lieu of flowers, donations in Loraine's name may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Buy a Brick Campaign, Silver Spire United Church. Arrangements entrusted to HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346). On- line tributes may be made at