Mr. Robert J. Forward of Carbonear passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, January 11, 2013. Mr. Forward was 83 years old. He is survived by his loving family: Wife: Phyllis Forward; Daughter: Susan (Pat O'Grady); Sons: Bob (Diane) & Kenneth (Kathy Skinner); Brother: Harold (Betty) Forward; Grandchildren: Robert & Justin Forward & Patrick O'Grady; Phyllis's Daughter: Linda Dean (Everett;) Phyllis's Son: Cyril Forward (Bev); Sister's-In-Law: Minnie (don) Kirby, Eileen (Woodrow) Snow & Betty Penney; And good friends in St. Lewis, Labrador. Predeceased By: His first wife: Inez; Brother: George; Sisters: Rosalie, Frances, Mavis & Jane; Parents: Robert & Susanna; Brother-In-Law: Abe Penney.
The funeral service will take place at Bethany United Church with interment to follow at the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 2 P.M.
The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, POWELL DRIVE, CARBONEAR between the hours of Sunday: 11:30 A.M. - 9 P.M., Monday: 10:30 - 9 P.M. & Tuesday: 10:30 - 11:30 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his loving memory to the Bethany United Church Special Fund Restoration Committee - Window Restoration.