Elda Naomi Forester
Elda Naomi Forester 87, of North Meadowbrook Circle, East Liverpool, Ohio passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at her home.
She was the daughter of the late William R. and Ida Mae Haas McKinney, Sr. born in Mt. Clinton, Virginia on July 1, 1918. Living most of her life in the area, Mrs. Forester was a 1934 graduate of East Liverpool High School and was a member of Fredericktown Christian Church, where she played the piano for many years. She also was an avid bowler, bowling with the Thursday Church League and the Perennial League and the High Nooners.
Her husband, Wilbur Forester, whom she married July 30, 1937, died January 21, 1997.
She is survived by two sons, Robert Forester of Knoxville, Tennessee and Bill Forester of Sagamore Hills, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Susan Olmstead and Ginger Tittle, both of Calcutta, Ohio; a sister, Eva Martin of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; fifteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers and eight sisters and one granddaughter.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, April 3, 2006 at 11:00 AM with John Goebbel, grandson-in-law and Joe Thomas, minister of the church, officiating.
Burial will follow in United Presbyterian Cemetery in Calcutta.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Sunday, April 2, 2006 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Relay for Life or Hospice of the Valley.
Family and friends will gather at the Fredericktown Christian Church following the services for food and fellowship.