April 8, 1950 to August 20, 2013
With sadness the Forsyth family wish to announce to all his neighbours, friends and fellow witnesses, that John lost his long battle with cancer. He passed away Tuesday, August 20, at 5 a.m. We wish to thank the nurses, all the care workers and the doctors who strived to help John through his battle with cancer. To all those who took time in their busy lives to come to visit John and brighten his days –sincere thanks.
John was born April 8, 1950 at the Burns Lake Hospital. He lived all his life in our beautiful north. He was the eldest of a family of eleven born to Stewart and Ruby Forsyth. He is survived by his mother Ruby, sisters Bernice, Margaret and Theresa, brothers Stewart, Robert, Andy, Alan and David. He was predeceased by his father Stewart, sister Susanne, brother Bill, and brother-in-law Simon.
There will be a memorial service and tea at the New Hazelton Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 4562 13th Avenue, New Hazelton, B.C. at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 31. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wrinch Memorial Auxiliary, Hazelton, B.C.