Susan Catherine Forest

August 19, 2021


Susan Catherine Forest, 52 of Rochester and Auburn passed away peacefully , after a courageous battle with cancer , Thursday evening , August 19,2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital with her family at her side.
She was born in Rochester to the late Raymond  and Faith ( Peters) Forest and had lived most of her life in the area. Up until her recent illness, Sue had been currently working at Wegman’s in Auburn . Sue enjoyed listening to music , especially her favorite band ‘ Disturb’. She also liked gardening and cooking  . Sue was most happy being with her family . She cherished all the special memories that were made with each and every one of them.  Sue battled stomach  cancer throughout  her life but didn’t let any of her sickness’s get her down . She kept fighting right up to the end . She will be sadly missed .

   Sue is survived by her spiritual husband and best friend Richard Lotta , three children , Ronald, Jeremy and Cody Keesee, father of her children, Ronald Keesee, five grandchildren, Ronnie, Ray, Jaylynn, Sophia, and Cody, four siblings, David ( Dawn) Forest, Joyce Forest, Donna Keesee, Johnny Harris as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
   In addition to her parents she was also predeceased by a brother Raymond Forest.
   Calling hours are this Monday from 4-7 pm on the Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St., Auburn. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning also at the funeral home at 10:00 am, followed by burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
   In lieu of flowers , donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society.

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August 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pettigrass Funeral Home
196 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Funeral Service
August 24, 2021

10:00 AM
Pettigrass Funeral Home
196 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

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