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Gloria (McDonough) Forsyth

Posted on 06 September 2013

Gloria (McDonough) Forsyth, a current resident of Jupiter, Florida and past long time resident of Port Washington, L.I. and Sag Harbor, died peacefully on Aug. 26, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 86 years old.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 6, 1927, Mrs. Forsyth attended Cormaria Girls School in Sag Harbor, and married Robert LeRoy Forsyth in September 1948. She had a career as circulation director at Cowan Publishing in Port Washington.

Mrs. Forsyth was active in church activities at both St. Peters R.C. Church in Port Washington and St. Andrews R.C. Church in Sag Harbor and did fund raising for the American Heart Association. She volunteered at Southampton Hospital.

Mrs. Forsyth was predeceased by her husband, Robert Forsyth in 2011 with whom she is now reunited along with her mother Kathleen Carney McDonough and her father Frank McDonough. She is survived by three children Eileen Brush (Louis) of Highland Beach, Fla., Robert Forsyth Jr.of Bronxville, N.Y. and Karen Forsyth of Jupiter, Fla., as well as six grandchildren (three granddaughters-in-law) and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at the Thomas Dalton Funeral Home, 125 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park, N.Y. on Saturday , September 7 from 2-8 p.m.

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