February 9, 2017: It is with sadness that I pass on the sudden passing of a Lafayette Class of 1980 classmate, Robin Marie (Deal) Forrest on February 7, 2017. Robin was our Senior Class VP. Her celebration of life service will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 2 pm in Yorktown, VA. See obituary and information below.
YORKTOWN - Robin Marie Forrest, 54, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Robin was a native of Williamsburg, VA and a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Lafayette High School in 1980 and worked as a nurse for over 20 years, recently at Yorktown Family Practice. Robin will be remembered for how loving and caring she was to everyone she knew. She exemplified the meaning of the word 'mother' and was truly loved by all. She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Greg Forrest, her daughter, Alexis Forrest of Yorktown, her sons, Ryan Stephenson (Colleen) of Williamsburg and Patrick Stephenson (Fiancé, Stephany) of Smithfield, her mother, Diane Hedrick of Williamsburg, her father, Thomas Hogge of Gloucester and her grandchildren, Brayden, Austin and Caylee. She is also survived by her sister, Judy Jennings (Chris) of Williamsburg, brothers, Steven Deal of Williamsburg, James Deal (Denise) of Toano, Clifford Hogge and Brandon Hogge (Melissa) all of Gloucester, father-in-law, Carleton Forrest of Yorktown, sister-in-law Kim Drewry (Wayne) of Seaford and a very large and loving family. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Bertha Scaff "Bum Maw". A celebration of life service for Robin will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Coastal Community Church with interment to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave, Yorktown, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund at Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave, Yorktown, Virginia 23693. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.
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REUNIONS AND CLASS GET TOGTHERS
REUNION 2015 - OCTOBER 9, 10 AND 11, 2015
Picture courtesy of Theresa Howard Robertson, October 11, 2015.
October 11, 2015: Post-Reunion Recap
Friday night classmate attendance (no particular order): Eric Stone, Thomas Shields, Barbara Green-Kearns, Cherrine Henk Reed, Roy Henk (class of 1978), Jimi Asby, Bobby Cox, Barbara Emanuel, Ellen Lee,Christy Carver, Lori Durrette, Terri Gilley, Mark Walker, Terry Tabb,Daphne Thompson Francis, Mark Iannuzzi, Vicki Bloom Shaffer, Lorie & Duncan Morrell, Robert Purdie, Jeff Schell, Steve Donaldson, Berry Pate, James Pullen, Sharon Gardner Pullen (class of 81), Earnest Higgs (class of 78) and Kathy Brice.
Saturday night classmate attendance (no particular order): Eric Stone, Thomas Shields, Barbara Green-Kearns, Cherrine Henk Reed, Roy Henk (class of 1978), Jimi Asby, Bobby Cox, Robert Purdie, Jeff Schell, Theresa Howard Robertson, Steve Donaldson, David Garland, Bill Kinsey, James Pullen, Sharon Gardner Pullen (class of 81), Mark Canada (class of 81), Marcelo Palmaz (class of 81), Kim Emerson-Tipton, Paulette and Hansford Taliaferro, Scott Brooks and Kathy Brice.
Thanks for coming. It was great to see all those who attended. To those who took pictures, please post when you can. Here and/or on the Facebook group page.
No others planned at this point.