John Nelson Forsburg


John Nelson Forsburg, passed away July 3, 2019, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Lakeland, Fla.
He was born Feb. 21, 1934, In Williamsport, Pa., a son of John "Jack" D. and Dorothy E. (Wilson) Forsburg. On July 6, 1987, he married Blanche who survives.

John graduated from Williamsport High School. He joined the Army in 1953 and served until 1956, then served in the Army Reserves until 1970.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, the VFW, was the Commander of American Legion Post 396 in Polk City, Fla., and a 33-degree Mason.
He worked for his father and grandfather at Forsburg Furnace Company in Williamsport before and after joining the Army. He was self employed with Forsburg's Plumbing and Heating and also worked at Penn State University and for Polk City Parks & Recreation before retiring.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Roxane and Doug Lyons of Millmont, Pa.; one son and daughter-in-law, Patrick and Leslie Forsburg of Enola, Pa.; stepsons, Shane, Richard (Charlie), Harvey and Frank Heddings; sister, Jean Shink of Cogan Station; brother, Nelson Forsburg and wife Debbie of Trout Run, Pa.; grandsons, Joel Lyons, Brandon (Ashleigh), and Zachary Forsburg; great-granddaughters, Courtnee and Callie Lyons and Eliza Forsburg; and many stepgrandchildren, neices, nephews and cousins.

John was preceded in death by his brother, Willard D Forsburg; granddaughter, Heather Lyons; stepsons, Clyde and Kim Heddings.
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Barbara Radel
Jul 18, 2019
Rock so sorry to hear about your Dad! My thoughts n prayers are with you n your family.