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Eileen Forbes
... - Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Eileen Forbes
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Eileen Forbes, 88, was called home to be with her Lord July 24, 2018 at Presque Isle.  She was born in Anfield, New Brunswick, Canada the daughter of the late Guy and Madeline (Watson) Ashworth.  She fell in love and married John Forbes, a WWII Veteran and resided on the Forbes farm for 71 years.  Every day of her live Eileen simply put one foot in front of the other on a path that describes a slow but study arc upward.  She was a lifelong active member of the Caribou United Baptist Church and enjoyed a long career at Cary Memorial Hospital and Cary Medical Center where she proudly wore her nursing cap every day.  She is survived by her best friend Marge Bell of Caribou, a son and daughter-in-law, Kent and Kathie Forbes of Caribou, two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Mac Magargle of Maryland and Susan and Jim Beckwith of Arizona.  A special son-in-law, Larry Dewley of Michigan, her beloved grandchildren, Heidi Dewley Ellsworth and husband Bob, John Dewley and wife Kymm, John Forbes and wife Jess, and Josselyn Forbes Langworthy and husband Adam, six great-grandchildren, several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Forbes was predeceased by her husband John, a daughter Deborah Forbes Dewley and a special friend Shirley Griffeth.  Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2018.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday from the Caribou United Baptist Church.  Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery. Following the services all are invited to a time of continued fellowship and refreshments in the church dining hall.  The family extends a sincere and special thank you to the staff at Cary Medical Center and The Aroostook Medical Center for the fine care and compassion shown to her these past few weeks.

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  • Shirley Linton
  • Tuesday, 31 July 2018
My deepest sympathy goes out to Eileen’s family . .Eileen was such a lovely lady.
Her and her sister Alice spent a week with my husband and I quite a few years ago here in California .
Love & Prayers. Shirley Linton
  • Vickie Aucoin
  • Tuesday, 31 July 2018
My heart go's out to Eileen's family. Eileen was a wonderful person as well as a great nurse I work with her at the old Cary and the new Cary she was caring and kind to her patients as well as her coworkers.
She was a true diamond in the County. Her big smile would brighten every day at work. Keep on smiling Eileen.
  • Lorraine Crandall
  • Tuesday, 31 July 2018
My prayers for comfort go to the family. I grew up in Caribou and Eileen was a wonderful friend. She was a kind and giving person who loved the Lord.
  • John & Lee Cormier
  • Sunday, 05 August 2018
Prayers & Thoughts of Sympathy for Sharon, Kent and Eileen's family during this time of sorrow.
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