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Pearl W. Forgas

October 21, 1927 ~ December 10, 2018 (age 91)

FORGAS - Pearl W., 91; Johnstown, passed away December 10, 2018. Born October 21, 1927 in Johnstown, daughter of John and Wanda (Seidel) Wilk. Preceded in death by parents; loving husband Bernie married for 65 years, who passed away January 14, 2014; grandson, Stephen Forgas who passed away November 20, 2018; brothers, Arthur and Eugene Wilk and sister, Gloria Arnold.  Survived by loving children, Lawrence married to the former Dolores Dziagwa, Terri married to Patrick Mulvehill and Matthew Forgas, all of Johnstown. Also survived by grandchildren, Kristen married to Bill Stenger, Allison married to Michael Skovensky, Jason Mulvehill, Clair married to Brad Gregorchik, Andrew and Noah Forgas; and Sherri Forgas and great grandchildren, Jacob and Zachary Forgas; Kaitlyn, Dylan and Austin Svencer; Hannah, Olivia, Brianna Skovensky; Kristopher, Ayden Mulvehill and Isaac Gregorchik.  A sister of,  Gerry Wilk, Marshall, VA; Laurene Jones and Cynthia Wilk, both of Manassas, VA.  Pearl has been a member of St. Therese Catholic Church since 1948, when she and Bernie married. She helped make pierogies for church functions and was the chairperson for the Birthday Booth at the church festivals, for many years.  She was an avid golfer, along with her husband; and belonged to Pleasant Valley Golf Course and Richland Ladies Golf League. Pearl enjoyed trips to Myrtle Beach, SC with her husband and good friends the Kolega’s for more than 25 years. Planting flowers around the house was her pastime and watching the hummingbirds, while sitting on the front porch with Bernie. Pearl was a very loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who helped her family all the time.  She was an inspiration and was very much loved. We will miss her greatly.  At the request of the family, there will be no visitation or viewing. However, all are welcomed to attend Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 17th, the Rev. Bernard Karmonocky, OFM. Private committal will take place at Grandview Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Therese Building or Energy Fund in memory of Pearl Forgas.  Condolences may be sent at


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