2011-06-30 / Obituaries

Carl Edward Forster

Carl Edward Forster, 87, of Washington died June 21, 2011, at Heritage Healthcare of Wilkes, Washington. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at 198 Brown Road, Washington, anytime after noon, with a prayer service at 6 p.m.

Mr. Forster was a native of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and the son of the late Emery and Edith Staughbau Forster. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a retired steel worker. He was one of the last remaining survivors of 16 children and was the widower of Gloria Jean Forster.

Survivors include three sons, Carl T. Forster, Washington, Gene Forster, Thomson, and Edward Forster, Johnstown, Penn.; a daughter, Gloria Falls, Johnstown, Penn.; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are in the care of Hopkins Funeral Home of Washington.

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