Barbara Marie (Tuttle) Forrest, 81, longtime Brandon resident
BRANDON — Barbara Marie (Tuttle) Forrest, age 81, passed away unexpectedly in Wildwood, Fla., July 5, 2019.
Born in Meriden, Conn., on Jan. 30, 1938, daughter of Alfred and Alice (Garrand) Dubois. She was married to the father of her children, the late Kenneth e. Tuttle, and in 1987 married the love of her life, Harry Forrest.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Sheryl Kimball (Marcel), Donna Forrest (Harold), and Cathy Bird (Chris), seven grandchildren: Heather Gagnon, Wendy Christenson, Jerimi Forrest, Samantha Gilmore, Ashlee Bird, Michael Forrest and Heidi Forest; seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
Much of her working years were spent at Brandon Training School and Van Rault. After retirement she and her husband spent a lot of time traveling before settling in Florida, where they enjoyed their time together. they would spend summers in Vermont in their camper and winter in their Florida home. One of her many passions over the years was making wedding cakes for family members.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Harry Forrest, her parents, her siblings and many other family members.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 22607. At her request there will be no calling hours.◊