December 16, 1941 ~ July 17, 2022
Born in: Louisville, KY
Resided in: Clarkson, KY
Kathleen Forrister, age 80 of Clarkson, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, July 17 2022. She was born the daughter of Louis F. and Claudia Louise McClure Cavanaugh on December 16, 1941.
Kathleen was a kind and intelligent woman who enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, sewing and quilting. She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. She honorably served in the U.S. Army’s Women’s Auxillary Corps (WAC) both stateside and overseas, remaining a staunch supporter of our military and service members.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Forrister and sisters, Carol Vetter and Mary Wilkinson.
She is survived by her son, John R. Forrister, Jr. wife Bobbie; four grandchildren (Toby, Tyler, Annabelle, John III); daughter, Cheri Campbell husband Ken; and sisters, Sharon Bedwell, Ann DuPuis and her husband Bruce.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Fr. Brian Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Visitation will be held between 4:00 to 7:00 pm CST on Friday at Leitchfield Memorial Chapel in Leitchfield.
Leitchfield Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Forrister. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Kathleen Forrister and sign her virtual guestbook below.