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H. Richard "Dick" Forsyth
May 17, 1936 ~ August 2, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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H. Richard "Dick" Forsyth, 87, of Indianapolis, passed away August 2, 2023. He was born on May 17, 1936, in Oswego, New York to the late Howard J. and Grace H. Hoey Forsyth. Dick was married to Marjorie A. Allen Forsyth on December 5, 1960. He proudly served in the Army from 1959 until 1962. Dick was employed as a Purchaser for Allison Transmission for 27 years, retiring in 1987. He would then work as a greeter at Office Depot for several years. Dick was a 50 plus year member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and attended both St. Malachi Catholic Church in Brownsburg and St Mary Catholic Church in Rushville, when living in the communities. He was also a member of American Legion Post 64 and Knights of Columbus 3660.
Dick is survived by his wife of 63 years Marjorie Forsyth; daughters Dianna M. Sturn and Leslie M. Forsyth-Markley, husband Mickey; sons George H. Forsyth and David M. Forsyth, wife Mikki; sixteen grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. He is preceded in passing by his parents and brother James Forsyth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 am, Monday August 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at 1401 South Mickley Avenue, Indianapolis. The family will receive friends from 9:00 am until the hour of service at the Church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center is handling the arrangements. The family has requested memorial gifts be given to the Church or American Legion Post 64. Online condolences may be extended to the family by visiting www.singletonmortuary.com