Barbara E. Forrest, 75, of Claremont, NH, died Wednesday (July 13, 2016) at her home. She was born in Watford, England, on July 25, 1940, the daughter of Sidney and Kathleen (Charlwood) Latham. She married Donald Forrest on May 24th, 1958, while he was stationed at the Royal Air Force Station as a member of the United States Air Force. Donald predeceased her on January 31, 2012. Barbara very much enjoyed food and cooking, her garden, knitting and reading.
Members of her family include two sons, Alan Forrest and his wife, Anita, Naples, FL; David Forrest, Vancouver, WA; two daughters, Penny Newton and her husband, Gary, Claremont, NH; Lesley Berry and her husband, Brian, Claremont, NH; seven grandchildren, Brock, Allison, Jemma, Ashley, Alexis, Timothy and Pilar, a great grandson, Elias Gibbs, a sister, Margaret Pratt and her husband, Michael, Midhurst, England; a brother, Alan Latham, St. Albans, England.
There will be no visiting hours.
A Celebration of Barbara’s Life will be held at the family homestead on Sunday, July 31, from 5 – 7 PM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Lake Sunapee Visiting Nurse/Hospice, 958 John Stark Highway, Newport, NH 03773 or the Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad Street, Claremont, NH 03743.
You are invited to share a memory of Barbara with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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