PORT ROYAL - Mary K. Forry, 80, of Tuscarora, Port Royal, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at The Bridges at Brookline, Mifflintown.
Born Aug. 27, 1933, in T-Lane, Spruce Hill Township, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Rosanna (Dalton) Peterson.
She is survived by her husband, Eugene W. "Gene" Forry, whom she married Dec. 22, 1956; four children, Dean Forry and wife, Barb, of Port Royal, Doug Forry and wife, Tammy, of Port Royal, Darvin Forry and wife, Teresa, of McAlisterville, and Denise Bomberger and husband, Danny, of Port Royal; one daughter-in-law, Donna Forry, of Port Royal; three siblings, Martha Shoop, of Concord, Raymond Peterson and wife, Barb, of Newville, and Dorothy Berry and husband, Leon, of Port Royal; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: a son, David E. Forry, on Oct. 23, 2010; an infant son, Dennis Forry; and four brothers, Merrill, Glenn, Paul and Lee Peterson.
Mary graduated from Tuscarora Valley High School in 1952 and worked at Empire Kosher Poultry for 26 years.
She attended Tuscarora Church of the Brethren.
She enjoyed reading, crocheting, doing crossword puzzles, camping with her husband and watching birds, but the most important thing to her was spending time with her family.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Charles Sheaffer officiating. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, Millerstown.
There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made for the funeral expenses to Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.