Irene C. Forrest, 84

March 25, 2009

JAN. 27, 1925-MARCH 24, 2009

BOONSBORO - Irene Corrine Draper Forrest, 84, of 8507 Mapleville Road, and formerly of Mount Lena, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Fahrney-Keedy Home near Boonsboro.

Born Jan. 27, 1925, in Mount Lena, she was the daughter of the late Ora and Florence Mae Flockler Draper.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Roosevelt Draper, in 1959.

She formerly worked at The Spot Restaurant in Mount Lena.

She attended Community Mennonite Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Julia A. Churchey of Sharpsburg, Sandra K. Biser of Hagerstown and Lori A. Bowers of Yarrowsburg, Md.; three sons, Larry L. Forrest, Ronald L. Forrest and Mark A. Rudy, all of Hagerstown; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Doris J. Forrest; one son, Harold E. Forrest; and one twin sister, Corrine I. Dill.


Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, Boonsboro. Pastor Paul Clemmer will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Lena Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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