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Obituary: Clare M. (Cronin) Forgey

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Clare M. (Cronin) Forgey 4/7/1925 ~ 6/25/2005 A Mass of Christian Burial for Clare M. Forgey, 80, of Newark, formerly of Hebron and Heath, will be held at the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 30, 2005, with Rev. Harold Schneider officiating. Inurnment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date. Mrs. Forgey died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at her home in Newark. She was born April 7, 1925 in Eureka, Utah, to the late William D. and Lena (Vance) Cronin Sr. In her youth, Clare had attended schools in Cottonwood and Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a member of the Catholic faith and attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, St. Leonard, and St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Clare is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Edwin N. and Laura Forgey Jr. of Tracy, California; Stephen C. and Betty Forgey of Newark, Ohio; and James W. Forgey of TelAviv, Israel; her daughters and sons-in-law, Marsha C. Hopeck of Pickerington, Ohio; Loretta K. and Gary Freeland of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Mary E. and James McNulty of Newark, Ohio; and Carol A. and Mark Wachter of Newark, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grand-children; many nieces and nephews; and her special and devoted friends of the "Lunch Bunch". In addition to her parents, Clare was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin N. Forgey Sr., in 1985; four grandchildren; two brothers; and three sisters. Friends and family may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at the Reed-Egan Funeral Home, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, where a Rosary Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Central Ohio 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark. For an online guestbook, please visit www.reedegan.com