Douglas G. Forbes

DOUGLAS G. FORBES, 62, OF NORTH WALES Douglas G. Forbes, 62, of North Wales and formerly of Jenkintown, died on February 14, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Marge (Ferkins), and loving father of Daniel, Stephanie Reinert (Donald), Stephen, Robert (Nancy), Jonathan (Jeannine), Sheryl Forbes (Steven Krauss), Michael, Donna Harmon (Duane) and Andrew Shearer. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and one great-grandson. He is the son of Arthur and Beverly (Monaghan) Forbes; brother of Art (Lynn), Kathy Moore (Bob), John (Sandy), Jim (Theresa) and Joan Lureen (Brian). He retired from Verizon in 2011 after 42 years of employment. He was a former member of North Penn Volunteer Fire Co., Fire Police, serving as Captain. He loved fishing and the outdoors. Funeral service Monday 11 a.m. at the William R. May Funeral Home, 142 N. Main St. (at Elm Ave.), North Wales, PA 19454. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing at the funeral home Monday after 9 a.m. Interment in Friedens Cemetery, 1011 Church Rd., Sumneytown, PA 18084. In lieu of flowers, donations to North Penn Volunteer Fire Co., 141 S. Main St., North Wales, PA 19454 or Grace Bible Church 317 Race St. W. Pittston, PA 18643. William R. May Funeral Home, Glenside~North Wales, is in charge of arrangements. www.mayfuneralhome.com

Published in The Mercury on Feb. 17, 2012