Mary Forbes

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  • "I worked with Mary at the Augusta VAMC for many years. We..."
    - Pamela Jones

Forbes NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mrs. Mary Patricia Forbes, 74, wife of Alan D. Forbes, of Merriwether Drive, entered into rest on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at University Hospital. A Memorial Gathering will be held in the White Oak Room of the Savannah Rapids Pavilion (3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez, GA) on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 3-6 p.m., with a brief program beginning at 3:30 p.m. Mary was born in Tullow, County Carlow, Ireland, but married a serviceman and eventually became a U.S. citizen. She was an accomplished nurse, an avid gardener, a prolific reader, a wonderful cook, and a remarkably giving person. Mary will be dearly missed by friends and family across the globe, including her husband, Al; one son, Kevin Forbes and his wife Samantha of Mount Pleasant, SC; one daughter, Kitty Vogt and her husband David of Decatur, GA; her 5 brothers and 3 sisters, all in the United Kingdom; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the at www.cancer.org. Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com. Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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