Herbert D. Forsythe, 78, did October 17, 2013 peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was born June 3, 1935 in Ellsworth.
Herb grew up in Ellsworth and graduated from Ellsworth High School. After serving his country for 3 years in the US Army he moved to Bucksport where he managed the Exxon for 5 years. He was employed at St. Regis/ Champion Paper until he retired in 1977. After retiring he and his wife enjoyed spending the winter months in Venice, FL.
Herb is survived by his wife of 56 years, Leone (Lassell) Forsythe, his children Bonnie and husband Duane of Vassalboro, Brenda and husband David, Greg and wife Johanna of Bucksport, 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister June and twin brother John “Jack” Forsythe.
Visiting hours will be Friday October 25 from 6-8pm at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home 28 Elm Street Bucksport ME 04416. A graveside service will be held on Saturday October 26 at 1:00pm at Riverview Cemetery, River Road, Bucksport. Gathering of family and friends will take place at Franklin Street United Methodist Church following service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that you make a donation in Herb’s memory to a charity of your choice.