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William M. "Bill" Forshay, 75, of Plattsburgh, N.Y. passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the UVM CVPH Medical Center. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. on April 12, 1941, the son of Estelle (Forshay) and Charles Langschultz.
Bill was an avid sports fan, watching wrestling, but nothing compared to his beloved New York Yankees. He enjoyed watching western movies, especially John Wayne.
He was predeceased by his parents; his son, Gary Wayne Forshay; his brother, Philip Langschultz; his sister, Peggy Langschultz; and his nephew, Donald Langschultz; a brother-in-law, Charles Rankin; a sister-in-law, Mary Langschultz.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Helen; their children, Laura Sumner and her husband Jon, Kathy Otis and her husband Shelby, Paul Forshay and fiance Kelly Benjamin; his grandchildren, Debra Manor and her husband Joe, Brittani Hellen and her fiance Nate Morrison, Stephanie Otis, James Otis; his great-grandchildren, Wyatt Morrison, Quinn Manor, Ashton O'Neill; his siblings, Ken Langschultz, Robert Langschultz, George Langschultz, Randolph Langschultz and his wife Diana, Raymond Langschultz, John Langschultz and his wife Theresa, Charles Langschultz, Ethel Destefano and her husband Joseph, Esther Langschultz, Betty Rankin; and many nieces and nephews,
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 12 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on March 6, 2017
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