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Joan A. Forshee

1940 - 2013 LEE Joan A. Forshee, 72, of High Street, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

She was born in Pittsfield on Aug. 15, 1940, daughter of Charles and Ethel McKegg Lorette and was educated in Lenox Schools.

Joan married her husband, Dennis B. Forshee, at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church in Key West, Fla., on Dec. 28, 1958.

She always put her family first, enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchild, as well as cooking and baking with her children and grandchildren. She also liked to garden and was always 'dressed to the nines.'

In addition to her husband of 54 years, Joan leaves three daughters, Cheryl A. Slosek, and her husband, David, of West Stockbridge, Joyce M. Peebles and her husband, Raymond, of Pittsfield, and Tamy L. Heeren and her husband, Keith, of Lee; two brothers, Donald Lorette of New York and Robert Lorette of Florida; two sisters, Rose Gracewicz of Pittsfield and Barbara Lipford of Lee; her six grandchildren, Kristen, Adam, Katrina, Lauren, Candice and Samantha, and her great-grandchild Kenley.

She was predeceased by a son, Dennis B. Forshee, Jr.; by five brothers, Charles, John, William, Richard and Emerson Lorette, and by two sisters, Dorothy Lamontagne and Harriet Johnson.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Services for Joan Forshee will be private for the family.

Memorial donations may be made in Joan's name to the Lee Ambulance Squad in care of the KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 3 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories, please visit our website at www.kellyfuneralhome.net.



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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 23, 2013
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