Millard “Chip” Leroy Forsythe, Jr., 67, Brecknock Twp., Berks Co., PA passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Reading Hospital. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Millard Leroy Forsythe, Sr. and Sara E. (Miller) Forsythe of Reading, PA. He was the husband of Lois S. (Pegler) Forsythe at home.
Chip was a machinist at Kennedy Tool & Die in Birdsboro, PA, retiring in 2009. He served our country in the Vietnam War in the US Army. He loved building things with wood, cooking, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Union Lodge #479 F. & A. M., the Birdsboro Sportsmen’s Club and former Birdsboro Lions Club.
Surviving Chip, along with his wife and mother are his children: Desarri L Pegler of Union Twp., PA, Dawn R. Forsythe of Birdsboro, PA, Andrew Forsythe, husband of Patience of Exeter Twp., PA, and Chad Forsythe, husband of Amanda of Birdsboro, PA; 1 sister: Lucinda Przybeck, wife of Michael of Reading, PA. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren: AJ, Olivia, Noah, Brianna, Tyler, Cole, Autumn, and Kyle.
He was predeceased by sister: Dorothy E. Forsythe, and 2 brothers: Eugene L. and John B. Forsythe.
A Masonic service will be held Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12:25 PM with a viewing to follow 12:30PM – 1:30PM. The A funeral service will be held at 1:30PM at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA. .
Interment will be private at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reiffton, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. at the above address, to help Lois defray Medical Expenses.