Mary E. Forsythe Shipton
Mary E. Forsythe Shipton, 90, of Grove City, passed peacefully on Monday evening (Dec. 23, 2019) at home.
Mary was born on Jan. 11, 1929, in Isle, Butler County, to Thomas R. and Ethel M. (Robinson) VanDyke.
She first married Kenneth L. Forsythe on June 5, 1948; he preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1975.
Mary later married Thomas F. Shipton on Aug. 25, 1978; he survives at home.
She retired from Grove City College as supervisor in M.A.P. Dining following 28 years of service.
Mary attended East Main Presbyterian Church.
She loved her family, vacationing and camping with them.
Mary is survived by: her husband, Tom, at home; six children, Susan Trojanor-Hayden and husband, Jerry, Ashland, Mo., Jacque Bulger and husband Ben, Fombell, Paula Forsythe, Hermitage, Mark Forsythe, Grove City, Ethel McLachlan and husband, Richard, Grove City, and Kenneth Forsythe II and wife, Barb, Volant; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Connie Emmett, Harrisville.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; two sisters, Doris Randall and Loretta Mae Thorne; and two brothers, John and Thomas "Sam" VanDyke.

Mary E. Forsythe, 90, of Grove City.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (12-27-19) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City. Online condolences at
Burial: Crestview Memorial Park, Inc., Grove City.
Published on December 25, 2019


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