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November 16, 2012

Doris C. Forbes

Au Sable Forks — Doris C. Forbes, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital in Elizabethtown, N.Y. Doris was born in Odgensburg on August 25, 1923, the daughter of Eddie and Irene (Fortune) Murcray.

Doris married Raymond on Sept. 12, 1942 and celebrated there 70th anniversary in Sept.

Doris worked at Steinhoffs Sportsman Inn and at Mountain Valley Services until her retirement. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, puzzles and spending time with her family. Doris is survived by her husband Raymond, one son and daughter-in-law; and two daughters and two son-in-laws, Leonard and (Dolores) Forbes of Wilmington, N.Y., Lorraine and (Richard) Lashway of Au Sable Forks and Donna (Ric) Toner of Smethport, Pa.; and 7 grandchildren, 10 great -grandchildren and 1 great-great-grand child.

Calling will be held from 10 A.M. to 12 Noon on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Jay Baptist Church in Jay, N.Y., with a funeral service at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in the Jay Central Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made Jay Baptist Church. The Thwaits Zaumetzer Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.

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