Mary H. Forestal, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 at Richmond University Medical Center. Mary was born on October 20, 1928 in Weehawken, New Jersey. She had moved to Brooklyn and finally settled in Staten Island where she worked as a bookkeeper and had several hobbies.
She was animal lover and loved her cats very much. Mary would even take abandoned cats to the veterinarian so they would have their shots. “She would do anything for anyone who needed help, this was just the kind of person she was”, said her dear friend, Roxana. She also enjoyed reading books and watching her favorite tv shows.
Mary is predeceased by her loving husband, James who had passed away in 1998.
She is survived by beloved nieces and nephews, Catherine Cockrum, Margaret, Ronnie and Michael Babiak and Allan Andersen. As well as her loving friend, Roxana Rodriguez.
Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home
1289 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10302
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Mass of Christian Burial
1091 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302
11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Peter's Cemetery
52 Tyler Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
12:15pm - 12:30pm