John Forrester

Obituary of John C. Forrester


John C. Forrester, age 71 died April 25, 2019 in his home while under the care of his family and Hospice of Orleans.  

He was born October 19, 1947 in Albion and had lived in this area all of his life.  John was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a volunteer for the Orleans County Veterans Transport Service.  He was extremely proud of his affiliation with AA and of the fact that he had maintained 25 years of sobriety.  

Mr. Forrester was predeceased by his wife Kathleen in 1986.  

He is survived by his daughters: Christine (Gibby Williams) Forrester of Albion, Patricia (Robert J. Burch Jr.) Forrester of Holley, his grandchildren: Jessica, Ashlie, John, Jakob, Latasha, Trent, Alicia, great grandchildren: Lylia, Laina, Tyshon, Brandon, his ex-wife: Debbie Forrester and life-long friends: Ken and Alexis Strickland and Ken Strickland, Jr.  

There will be no prior calling hours.  Service and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.  

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY, 14411 or The Orleans County Veterans Transport Service, 13996 Rt. 31 W, Albion, NY, 14411.  

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