Catherine J. Forester, Canisteo

Catherine J. Forester, Canisteo

Canisteo, NY – Catherine J. Forester, 73, of Jackson Street, passed away Friday (February 14, 2014) at home.

Born in Canisteo, March 13, 1940, the daughter of Adrian and Agnes Stewart Henry, she was a lifelong area resident. Catherine loved hunting, fishing and people.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her son, Thomas Clark, and one brother Levi Henry. One sister, Marjorie Hughes.

She is survived by her husband Jim Forester, one son, Kenny (Christine) Caward of Savona, two daughters, Debbie Caward of Savona and Gae (Glen) Smith of KS, three brothers, Michael (Sherry) of Hartsville, Ronald (Marilyn) Henry of FL and Verne (Jeanette) Henry of Canisteo, three sisters, Sharon Warren of Bath, Linda (Clayton) Towner of Hornell and Patty (Fred) Bulckley of Bath, several grand and great grandchildren.

To send a remembrance or to light a candle in Catherine’s name please visit The family is being assisted by Adam E. DuBois, Director.

The family will be present to receive friends from 12:30Pm until 2:30Pm on Tuesday (February 18, 2014) at the Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 6 Spruce St., Canisteo. Funeral services will follow calling hours at 2:30Pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hartsville Center Cemetery, Hartsville.

Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Rd. Hornell, NY 14843.