Herbert Forsyth, Sr. entered eternal rest on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the age of 91. He was born in Paulina, LA and was a lifelong resident of Jefferson Parish. Beloved husband of Rosemary Catoire Forsyth for 71 years. Father of Lauren Bersuder (Richard), Kathy Baudin (Bernard) and Herb Forsyth, Jr. (JoAnn). Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Mr. Forsyth was a U.S. Army veteran during WWII and retired from Avondale Shipyards after 45 years of service.
Relatives, friends of the family, employees of Avondale Shipyards and Crown Buick as well as members of the East Jefferson Wellness Center are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:00 am at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org
, are appreciated.