William G. Forsyth
Age 76, of Odessa and formerly Watkins Glen, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. The family will receive friends and relatives from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Saturday, January 26, 2013. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 1:00pm; followed by burial at Lakeview Cemetery. Bill was born in Elmira Heights on December 8, 1936, the second youngest of 14 children, to William and Lena Forsyth. Bill worked for the Public Works Department of Watkins Glen. He also worked and bowled at Johnny’s Lanes and worked as a mechanic at Smalley’s Garage. He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie (Pike) Forsyth, 12 of his siblings and both parents. Survivors include his four children, Betty Hayes of Montour Falls, Kelly (Arthur) Bennett of Watkins Glen, Susan Williamson of Ohio, and William G. Forsyth, Jr. of Arizona; brother, Harold Forsyth of Elmira; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. You may sign a guestbook or “Light a Candle” in his memory online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.