Passed peacefully at Mariposa House Hospice in Severn surrounded by family on Monday January 16, 2023 in his 96th year. Les, predeceased by his wife Shirley, loving father of Wayne Forrester (the late Sharon), Roy Forrester, the late Allan Forrester (Jan), Lynn Kitchen (Fred), Lance Forrester (Lucia), Louise Vecia (Gino) and Laurie Picavet (Wayne). Leslie will be missed by 18 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, and 19 step grandchildren and great grandchildren, by his step children Gary Doner (Elma), Brian Doner (Kelly Evans), the late Kenneth Doner (Jen Scott), Wayne Doner (Nancy), David Doner (Mia), and by his personal friend and caretaker Terri Lizotte. Les is predeceased by his sister Elsie (Elmer) Shelswell. Relatives and friends will be received at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater St. E., Orillia, (705) 326-3595 on Wednesday January 25, 2023 from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 pm. Funeral service will take place on Thursday January 26, 2023 at 11 am. Interment will take place in the spring at Knox Cemetery, Oro-Medonte. If desired, memorial donations to the Mariposa House Hospice or the Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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