L. Forney, 85, of 8 Railroad Street Danville passed away quietly Monday,
July 14, 2014 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville. She was born November
10, 1928 in the family homestead on West Market Street in Danville the
daughter of the late Charles and Ida Ross Forney.
was a member of the 1946 graduating class of Danville High School.
was employed by Follmer Trucking Company for 6 years and also employed by
Kennedy Van Saun/Svedala Industries for 44 years where she was secretary of
Sales and Notary Public.
was a member of Mahoning Presbyterian Church Danville PA where she served as
Deaconess and Elder. She and was Secretary/Treasurer of the AJBC and
President of the WIBC of Danville for many years.
loved music and enjoyed singing. She sang with the Jimmy Hardacher's
Orchestra in her younger years. Jean also enjoyed bowling. Jean was also
well known as a volunteer for the American Red Cross
survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved including Sue
Barchik, Jane Davis and Nicholas Harrison, Carol Carlough, Becky Crider and
family; Dr. Martha Carlough, Dr. Leslie Carlough, Benson Stephens, Heath
Stephens, Jessa Stephens, Dick Forney, Thomas Forney, Robert Forney, James
Forney, Frank Everett, Dorothy Jean Maloyed and Ruth Louise Conner. Also
surviving is her beloved dog and companion, Sam.
was preceded in death by her sisters; Dorothy Stephens, Mary Pickin, Anna
Everett, Bess Johnson, Barbara Conner and Bernice Forney and her brothers
Charles “Sam” Forney and Robert Forney.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held
Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Mahoning Presbyterian Church 100 East
Mahoning Street Danville with the Reverend Graham Rogers officiating.
Burial will be held at Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville at the convenience of
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.