Charles Forbes

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Charles Sidney Forbes, Jr., 85, of Union Bridge, died on April 7 at Kline Hospice House. He was the son of Margaret M. Peckham and Charles Sidney Forbes. Charles was a Korean War veteran and recipient of two bronze stars. A graduate of George Washington University, he worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency for many years as a cartographer. He was a sports fanatic and a die-hard Redskins fan. He loved to sing. In addition to singing in church choirs, he was an avid barbershop singer for over forty years. Most recently he sang with the Old Line Statesmen chorus of Westminster and the Elderly Brothers quartet. Charles is survived by Mary, his loving wife of 44 years; sister, Meg Mendoza; brother, Doug Forbes; and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Charles' life will be held at 3 PM on May 7 at Church of The Ascension, 23 N. Court St., Westminster, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Church of The Ascension or Hospice of Frederick County.

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Ascension Episcopal Church
23 N Court St
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 30, 2016
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