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Adrienne T. Mayforth, 95, of Carbondale, died Wednesday March 6th at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the widow of Harry Mayforth, who died in 1979.
Born in Ludlow, Mass., daughter of the late Jean and Valida Champagne Chenier, she was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. She graduated from Ludlow High School in 1941, and following graduation she was employed as a linotype operator at the Springfield Union. Adrienne enlisted in the United States Navy in February 1945, working in the Flight and Schedule Division as a Specialist 3rd Class during World War II; her unit’s motto was “You fly it, we log it.” After being discharged, she married her husband Harry in October 1947 and they couple moved back to Ludlow. She was employed by the Palmer Journal, remaining there for over 35 years until retiring at age 76 and moving to Pennsylvania.
The family would like to thank Dr. Matthew Haley and his staff and the nurses and staff at Forest City Nursing Center for the excellent and compassionate care given to Adrienne.
Surviving are a daughter: Terri Caviston and husband James, Carbondale; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a son: Harry “Bud” Mayforth; three brothers: Gerard, Lawrence, and Richard Chenier; and two sisters: Jacqueline and Sister Gerard Marie, SSA.
Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Indian Orchard, Mass. Arrangements by the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue, Carbondale.