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Obituaries

Obituaries

Rose Marie Forsyth 1928 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Rose Marie Forsyth, 79, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Plymouth Congregational Church. Private family burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Forsyth died Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Dec. 6, 1928, in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of Hallard M. and Velma Hall Livezey. She graduated from Sinton High School in Sinton, Texas, in 1945. She attended North Texas State College. She lived with her husband at U.S. Navy stations in Patuxent River, Md., Monterey, Calif., Pensacola, Fla., Whidbey Island, Wash., Point Mugu, Calif., Midway Island Naval Station and Washington D.C., before moving to Lawrence in June 1969.Mrs. Forsyth worked for a real estate agent in Whidbey Island, Wash., and managed a women's dress shop in McLean, Va. She managed apartments for Christopher Enterprises, Columbia Properties and Meadowbrook Apartments. She then worked as a travel agent for Ports Unlimited Travel Services, Adventure Travel and Lawrence Travel Center. She later worked as a receptionist for the Shepley and Fender Insurance Agencies and retired from Capitol Federal as a deposit balancer. She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Red Hat Society.Mrs. Forsyth married U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade Donald D. Forsyth on June 1, 1951, in Corpus Christi, Texas. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include three sons, Michael and Patrick, both of Lawrence, and Robert, Papillion, Neb.; six grandchildren, Emily, Kelly, Alex, Daniel, David and Elizabeth; and a sister, Diane Durham, Corpus Christi, Texas. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Forsyth.