Patricia May (Boychock) Forgotch, age 70 of 6 Chelton St., Lower William Penn, Shenandoah passed away Saturday morning at Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah Heights.
Born in Shenandoah on March 13, 1943 she was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Hirko) Boychock.
Pat was a retired garment worker having been employed in the local garment industry.
She was a member of the William Penn United Methodist Church, the William Penn Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the ILGWU and was an active volunteer at the Columbia Hose Company No. 1, Shenandoah.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents was a sister, Mary Ann Dargis.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Steven J. Forgotch, Sr.; one son, Steven J. Forgotch, Jr. of Hegins; two daughters, Stephanie Rarick and her husband, Bryan of Ringtown and Patricia Manbeck and her husband, Shannon of Valley View; three grandchildren, Bryan Rarick, Jr., Zachary Manbeck and Steven Forgotch, III; one sister, Joann Wilner of Mahanoy City; nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday, 10:00 AM at the William Penn United Methodist Church. Pastor Peggy Reed will officiate. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the William Penn United Methodist Church. There will be no visitation or services from the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.