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Ralph H. Forester

February 24, 1938 ~ June 19, 2022 (age 84)


Ralph H. Forester, 84, of Londonderry Village, Palmyra passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022.


Born February 24, 1938 in Hershey, he was the son of the late Jackson C. and Kathrine E. (O’Neal) Forester.


A 1958 graduate of Hershey High School, Ralph retired June 1998 from Hershey Chocolate Trades Department with 36 years of service.  He was a member of GracePoint Church, Palmyra, PA Dutch Automobile Club and the Antique Automobile Club of America.  He was an advanced wood carver which started in 1985 by taking painting classes and carving seminars.  He carved and painted decoys, birds, flowers, fish, characters and feathers as well as creating a habitat for each piece.  He was a member of Lancaster Woodcarvers and taught carving to fellow carvers from the former Hershey Woodcarvers Club.


Surviving are his wife of 63 years Amelia B. (Bott) Forester; son Michael B. Forester; sister Evelyn M. Nelson; and granddaughters Jessica L. Forester and Olivia D. Forester.


A memorial service will be held at a future date.  Private interment in Fishburn Cemetery, Hershey.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to GracePoint Church, PO Box 269, Palmyra, PA 17078.


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