Gary R. Foreman, 65

foreman2Gary R. Foreman, 65, of Panella Way, Ellwood City (Wayne Twp.) passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born August 27, 1950 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Russell F. Foreman and Antoinette Rossi Foreman of Ellwood City.  He was married to Debra J. Spiker Foreman who survives.

Gary retired from the Franklin Twp. Municipal Authority where he served as the Supervisor of the Sewer Department. He was affiliated with the Riverview Church. He was active with the Boy Scouts, serving as a Troop Leader Scoutmaster for Troop 854 and the Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 870. Gary loved to hunt, fish and camp.

In addition to his wife, Debbie, and mother, Antoinette, survivors include four sons, Gary R. (Jenny) Foreman II of Ellwood City, Bryce W. (Berea S.) Foreman of New Wilmington, Jared A. Foreman of Ellwood City, Drew S. (Cailin) Foreman of Bridgeville; three step daughters, Amanda Streckeisen of Florida, Sarah (Zak) Arkwright of Beaver Falls, Julie Streckeisen of Fombell; two sisters, Lisa (Ron) White of New Castle, Susan (Paul) Morganstern of West Middlesex; his first wife, Cheri Myers Foreman of Wampum; and six grandchildren, Adam, Kalee, Brandy, Courtney, Austin, and Harper Forman.

He was preceded in death by his father, Russell, and a brother, Russell Foreman II.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday August 15, 2016 from 4 to 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.  Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11:00 am with Rev. S.B. Allen of the Riverview Church officiating.   Interment will be in Slippery Rock Church Cemetery.

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11 thoughts on “Gary R. Foreman, 65

  1. Gary, Jen and family, Sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Prays for comfort and understanding. Wish we could be there with you. Love y’all.

  2. Antionette and family, you have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Gary. May God comfort you and guide you through this difficult time.

  3. Lisa and family please accept my sincere sympathies! May the love of God lead you through this difficult time and comfort you in the days to come! Love and prayers to you and your family!
    Bobbie Jo Larkin

  4. We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of Gary,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Tom and Carolyn Baker

  5. My deepest sympathy on Gary’s passing. We use play together when we little. My parents were Bob and Virginia Schantz. My mother thought the world of you Antoinette. Please know that your and your family are in my prayers.

    • Hello Coral,
      This is Lisa White, Antoinette’s daughter. My mother is sitting here with me and wants you to know she appreciates your kind words and your prayers.

  6. My condolences to the family of Gary Foreman. I just made copies of an old Bulletin from The Slippery Rock church dated June 29th., 1961. It’s from the services after Vacation Bible school. I’ve had this in my Bible for 55 years. A keepsake!
    Gary’s name is mentioned in this bulletin. I would like to send you a copy. Contact me at:
    Dorothy A. Houk
    608 S 152 Street C-7
    Seattle, WASHINGTON 98148

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