Peacefully, on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at her home, Frances Jean Forbes passed away at the age of 98. Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Forbes. Loving mother of the late Norma (Ken) Hyatt, Larry (Mary) Forbes, Bob (the late Doris Vansickle) Forbes, Lyn Forbes and Sue (Mike) Pierce. Cherished grandmother of Kelly Lynn (Steve) Arblaster, George Fortin, Kristin (Rick) Anjema, Corbin (Laurie) Forbes, Cassandra Forbes and the late Chad Forbes. Treasured great-grandmother of Trevor, Laura, Jay, the late Darryl, Macy, Paytn, Luke, Taven, Talia, and great-great-grandmother of Maci. Lovingly remembered by Marg Kaldeway, Jenny Fortin, and Amanda Blyde. Predeceased by her parents John and Eva Donald, by her siblings Douglas Donald, Margaret Hargin, and Helen Storing. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, February 20, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Wyoming Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Strangway Adult Community Centre, Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame or the St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).