FORBES – Samuel R., 77, of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool.
Born in Brooklyn in 1935, he was a son of the late Samuel and Ruth (Wentzell) Forbes.
He worked for ten years on the Mersey Ships then moved to Toronto where he was manager of the shipping-receiving department for Mandem Ford Industrial. He retired to Liverpool in 2000. He was a former member of the Merchant Marine and a member of Mersey Branch #38, Royal Canadian Legion, Liverpool.
He is survived by his sister Ruth “Midge” Wallace of Liverpool, his brother Joe (Greta) of Bridgewater, many nieces and nephews and a dear friend Pam Wamboldt of White Point.
He was predeceased by his sister Betty Anne Wagner.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. There will be no funeral service at Sam’s request. Donations may be made to Queens County Branch of the Victorian Order of Nurses or to the Queens General Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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