Jean Forshey, 72, of Shadyside, Ohio died Friday Ocotber 14, 2011 at the Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, Ohio.
She was born May 3, 1939 in West Union, WV, a daughter of the late Melvin and Hazel Stubbs VanScoy.
She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside, Ohio. Jean taught at the Ohio Valley General Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed by Ohio Valley Medical Center as a Registered Nurse and also was Employee Health Supervisor for 33 years.
She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years; Robert Forshey, of Shadyside, Ohio, three daughters; Jennifer Kevin Kirchner of Columbus, Ohio, Rhonda Jason Greenwood of Shadyside, Ohio, Rachel Terry Schultz of Columbus, Ohio, a brother; Donald Dorrie VanScoy of Gallipolis, Ohio, two sisters; Judith Robert Noll of New Port, NC and Shirley Ernest Dunham of Shreveport, LA, and four grandchildren; T.J. and Cassie Schultz and Jacob and Josey Greenwood.
Family and friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, Ohio. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:30am in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Samuel Saprano as Celebrant.
Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
A vigil service will take place in the funeral home Tuesday at 7:30 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Condolences online at altmeyer.com