A veteran of the R.C.A.F. and Graduate of the University of Toronto (Engineering). Previous employee of Cyanamid of Canada and Domglas.
The death occurred at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, June 15, 2019 of Bill Forrest at the age of 94. Son of the late Gladys McKay and James Forrest of theWoodstock area of ON. Bill will be missed by his beloved wife of 71 years, Dorothy (nee Jelly). Father of Patricia and her husband Robert van Halm, Karen and her husband Henry Witkowski, and Sandra and her husband Dale Gordon. Grandfather of Ryan and wife Kayla, Kevin, and Megan and her partner Kyle, and his great grandson, Travis (son of Ryan) and by his late brother Murray and his wife Billie of Princeton, ON and by his sister Joan and her husband Donald Adamson of Tillsonburg, ON.
Bill and Dorothy were life- long supporters of the United Church. Bill was an ardent Genealogist.
Cremation has taken place and will be followed by a private family service. Bill’s remains will be interred in the Paint Lake Cemetery, Dorset, ON, near their beloved cottage. Memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society and would be appreciated as expressions of your sympathy.
Arrangements by the Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 High Street, Huntsville.
A heartfelt thank you to the wonderful, caring and supportive staff at Rogers Cove Retirement Home in Huntsville. Words cannot express our appreciation to each and every one of you. Thank you to Dr. McLinden and the many doctors and nurses at the Bracebridge and Huntsville Hospitals. We are blessed to have this tremendous care in our community. www.mitchellfuneralhome.ca