Etc. -- Elizabeth (Coggins) Forse's 1931 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the 31 Dec 1931 Waterford Star newspaper.

Mrs. Nelson Forse

Just six months after the death of her husband, 
Mrs. Nelson N. Forse, one of Townsend's best-known residents, passed away on Sunday last, 27 Dec 1931 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Pake, Con. 3, Charlotteville. She was in her 73rd year and had suffered from heart trouble for some time.

Mrs. Forse will be missed in the district where she lived. With her husband she had resided for a great many years just south of Waterford. They carried on farming in a small way, specializing in truck gardening. For nearly half a century their small caravan was a well-known sight on the highways north and south of their home. Both were of a most genial disposition and they made a host of friends.

In later years Mrs. Forse devoted herself faithfully to the care of a loving husband who had passed the 90-mark. Their home was always open to their friends and they delighted in entertaining. On 30 Jun 1929, they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary and a joyous family reunion was held.

Mrs. Forse was a native of England, having been born there 72 years ago, the daughter of James and Charlotte Coggins. She came with her parents to Canada as a young girl and settled at Bloomsburg, and there had spent practically all her life in that community.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. William Pake, and three sons, Walter of Townsend, George of Simcoe, and Harry of Cleveland.

There are also five sisters and three brothers, 
Mrs. Jones of Brant Centre, Mich., 
Mrs. Gladys Cousins of Lansing, Mich., 
Mrs. Hannah Archer of Williamstown, 
Mrs. Ada Culver of California,
Owen and Joseph Coggins of Bloomsburg, 
also two granddaughters, Mrs. Harry Dixon of Hamilton, and Mrs. L. R. Bates of Vittoria, one great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Irene Bates.

The funeral was conducted from the home of her daughter on Tuesday to Old Windham Church where service was held at 2.30 o'clock. Interment was made in Old Windham Cemetery 

The bearers were Glen Carpenter, Gordon Bechtel, 
Hayes Youmans, Frederick Lea, Dudley Allan and 
Safford Kitchen. Rev. Mr. Howard, pastor of Trinity Church, assisted by Rev. J. W. Oliver, pastor of Old Windham United, officiated.

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