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Elsie Forbes

December 7, 1917 ~ May 31, 2018 (age 100)
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Vesta Elsie Nyrop Forbes passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 31st, 2018; born December 7th, 1917 in Nebraska. She was a mother to 7 children, grandmother to 15 and a great grandmother to many. She lived her life on her own terms. A passionate advocate for those with no voice, fabulous cook, lover of all animals, naturalist with an incredible green thumb and a feisty spirit. She will be missed, but lives on in our minds, hearts and souls. 

The family will be holding a private graveside burial on Monday, June 4th , 2018. Shiva will observed at the Brooks family home on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm.
In addition, there will be a celebration of Elsie's life on June 24th, 2018 at 4pm at Buddy Attic Park, Greenbelt, Maryland. Rain or Shine. 


Donations may be made to:

Holy Cross Adult Day Care
9805 Dameron Drive, Silver Spring MD 20902

Made out to the Robert J Grossman Scholarship Fund, in Memory of Elsie Nyrop Forbes.

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