William Harding Forsyth

William Harding Forsyth

AGE: 87 • Oakhurst

William Harding Forsyth, 87, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Asbury Park, lived in Smithville, New Jersey before moving to Oakhurst. William enjoyed gardening and was very crafty. He proudly served our country as a paratrooper in the United States Army. He loved to laugh, as well as make others smile, and will be remembered by his great sense of humor.

He is predeceased by his parents; James Forsyth and Ruth Harding Forsyth and his son, Stephen Forsyth. Surviving is his beloved wife Rosemary Harley Forsyth of Oakhurst; his daughter Susan and her husband Robert Gearty of Oakhurst; his two brothers, James and his wife Emily of Little Silver and Donald and his wife Mary Patricia of Cundys Harbor, Maine; his two grandchildren Alicia and Brian Gearty and many nieces and nephews.

All arrangements have been under the care of the John E. Day Funeral Home. A Burial of Cremated Remains will be at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls, NJ on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Please call the funeral home for the time at 732-747-0332. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in William's memory to Checks to Move for Hunger, P.O Box 608, Neptune, NJ 07753. Please visit William's memorial website available at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 3, 2012