Gregg Marlin Forry
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Gregg Marlin Forry, 62, of Green Lane and formerly of Mechanicsburg, died at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).
Gregg’s survivors include his mother, Janet Lorraine (McCaleb) Forry, of Mechanicsburg; his former wife and dear friend, Jane Louise (Eshbach) Forry, of Green Lane; and his three daughters, Cherie A. Houck and her husband, Matt, and their children, Emmersyn and Harper, all of Duncannon, Lindsey E. Miller and her husband, Richard, and their son, Ewan, all of Illinois, and Lauren A. Forry, of Green Lane. Among those preceding Gregg in death are his son, Ryan Christopher Forry, and his sister, Gwyn Forry Wertz.
Gregg retired in 1994 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after many years of service and as Head of the Flight Division of the FBI Special Operations Group, based in Newark, N.J. Gregg loved being
Elizabeth (BettyJane) Slater Webster, 84, of The Hill at Whitemarsh, formerly of Ambler, died on Feb. 24, 2013.
Her husband of 64 years, Henry Coleman Webster, Sr., predeceased her. She is survived by their four children, Elizabeth Webster Purvis, of Ruxton, Md., Edward Slater Webster, of Wyndmoor, Jane Webster Gray, of Plymouth Meeting, and Henry Coleman Webster, Jr., of Savannah, involved with his daughters’ lives and he always took an active interest in their activities. He enjoyed house projects, especially those involving wood working. A devoted Phillies fan, Gregg attended many games over the years, and often with his girls.
All were welcome to join Gregg’s family at his viewing on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with his service beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Trindle Spring Lutheran Church, 14 State Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Burial followed, with a reception following burial.
The family suggests memorial contributions to wion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2966 Old Bethlehem Pike, wionhill, PA 18981, or CurePSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093.
Gregg’s family has entrusted his care to Myers– Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, 717-766-3421. Read Gregg’s full obituary, share your memories and photos and offer your condolences at www.Myers-Buhrig.com.
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Ga.; along with 10 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. Her sister, Louise Slater Mann, of Memphis, Tenn., also survives her.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh.
Contributions in her memory can be made to St. Thomas’ Church Capital Campaign Fund, P.O. Box 247, Fort Washington, PA 19034.
The Rev. Charles W. Sine, of Manheim, formerly of Telford, Dublin and Perkasie, entered into the presence of His Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, Feb. 25, at the Pleasant siew Rehabilitation, Manheim. He was 95.
He was the beloved husband of Trudi (Sommer) Sine for 37 years and the late Harriet (Heavener) Sine.
Born in Perkasie, he was the son of the late William R. and Carrie (Benner) Sine. A 1936 graduate of Sell-
C. Roland Eddy, 98, passed away on Feb. 12, 2013, at Meadowood Continuing Care Community in Worcester, Pa. He was a research chemist for 31 years with the Eastern Regional Research Center of the r.S. Department of Agriculture (19411972). He introduced infrared spectrophotometry to this laboratory and discovered a series of new compounds, the 20-iso sapogenins, which VLJnLfiFDnWOy VSHG uS WhH
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Perk High School, Charles later took courses at Taylor Business School, Philadelphia, and attended evening school at Philadelphia School of the Bible. He was a r. S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, having served as a sergeant in the Signal Corps from 1941-1945.
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A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 4, at Calvary Church, 820 Rte. 113, Souderton, PA 18964. Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday morning at the church. Burial with full military honors will follow in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Prospectville.
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Betty Meier Steeley Funeral Home, Sellersville www.steeleyfuneralhome.com. istry. When he retired, he continued to teach physics and interdisciplinary sciences for another 14 years (1963-1977) at Beaver College (now Arcadia rniversity), where he won a distinguished teaching award even though he was only a part-time teacher.
He was born on Aug. 31, 1914, in Providence, Rhode Island, where he grew up ZLWh fivH EURWhHUV DnG VLVters. He went to Brown rniversity (1931-1935) for his Bachelor in Science degree and obtained his Ph.D. from the rniversity of Illinois (rrbana) in 1938. While in Illinois, he met and married his wife, Margaret E. Hedgcock. They had four children, whom they raised in the Abington School District in Pennsylvania. After 31 years of marriage, Margaret succumbed to breast cancer in 1971.
In 1974, Roland married Helen Horton McCaa, whom he met at Carmel Presbyterian Church. For the next 36 years, they shared their love of life together, including many overseas travels and her passion for watercolor painting and his passions for music, writing and the philosophy of science. In 1990, they moved into the new Meadowood Continuing Care Community, where they resided together until Helen passed away in 2011, at age 99½. Along with Helen, he helped develop resident procedures, committees, the newsletter and the audio visual department, which Roland chaired for several years.
Throughout his life, Roland loved music, playing the piano and the organ since he was a teenager, as well as writing several compositions of his own. He wrote his school song and his own wedding march, which was later used by other family members. He and Helen sang in the Meadowood chorus, and they continued to play piano and organ duets into their later years. He also loved to write, and when he was 89, he published his book on the philosophy of science: “Oceans of the Mind.”
Dr. Eddy is survived by his sister, Ethelyn; his brothers Clifton and Arthur; his four children, Elizabeth, William, Charles and sirginia; two stepchildren, David McCaa and Marian Thomas; and 12 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held for him at 2 p.m. on June 2 at the Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church, 837 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446.
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Condolences can be sent to his daughter Elizabeth Myers at 225 Mill Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057.