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John F. Forest

September 8, 1938 — February 23, 2024


John F. Forest, 85, of Thorndale, PA passed away, at his residence, surrounded by his family, on February 23, 2024.

Born in Acton, United Kingdom in 1938, he was the son of the late James F. and Rosina (née Jones) Forest.

John was the loving father of Tony A. Forest, Vanessa F. Yeingst (Chris), James F. Forest (Tarri), Melissa Pennypacker (Charles) and John T. Anderson; proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren; and dear brother of Margaret Holland. He was predeceased by his wives, Patricia M. Forest (née Meyer) and Terry Harris Forest (née Davis).

John worked as an Electrician for QVC from 1987-2011. He was an avid road cyclist in Europe, especially Belgium. He loved sailing on the Chesapeake and simply enjoyed life to the fullest. His favorite thing was enjoying a good meal, a glass of wine with his friend and family.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation 2:00-3:30 PM Saturday, March 2, 2024 at The Donohue Funeral Home, 43 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335.

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Saturday, March 2, 2024

2:00 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Donohue Funeral Home - Downingtown

43 W. Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335

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