Jane Virginia Forrest, 76

December 23, 2010
  • Jane Virginia Forrest
Jane Virginia Forrest

JUNE 6, 1934-DEC. 21, 2010

Jane Virginia Forrest, 76, of 20928 San Mar Road, Boonsboro, Md., died on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born June 6, 1934 in Benevola, Md., she was the daughter of the late Leroy E. Harshman Sr. and Evelyn L. Cole Harshman.

She was retired from Verizon after 43 years of service.    

She was a member of Beaver Creek Christian Church.

She was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America and Amateur Trap Shooting Association.

She enjoyed duckpin bowling for over 30 years.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Richard L. Forrest; one son, David L. Forrest, and his wife, Sharon, of Boonsboro, Md.; one sister, Doris Sprecher of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Laura Knight, and her husband, Justin, of Bel Air, Md., Lindsay Rhoderick, and her husband, Chris, of Boonsboro, Md., and Sean P. Forrest of Boonsboro, Md.; two great-grandchildren, Ethan Rhoderick and Camryn Knight; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Leroy E. Harshman Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. Tuesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. J. Mark Curran will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p. m.

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