Oscar Joseph Forward

May 3, 1935 to March 3, 2018


Passed suddenly, but peacefully away, on Saturday March 3rd 2018, Oscar Forward, aged 83 years. Leaving with warm and loving memories Jeannie Buckley; son Wayne (Janet); granddaughters Ashlee (Steven) and Gillian (Jamie); daughter Debbie; grandchildren Melissa, Marsha, Marshall Jr (Jenessa), Sheldon and 8 great-grandchildren.
Also leaving to mourn his siblings, Doreen Hobbs, Ruth Whelan, Sandy, Kevin (Josephine), Mary Holloway, Robert (Marge), Diane Seguin, Sharon Quinlan (Jerome), David (Maureen), and Selby (Jean); Sister-in-law Jean.
Also leaving to mourn many nieces, nephews and friends; Elizabeth (Betty) Forward (Norm Mercer), Esther Buckley and the Buckley family. Predeceased by his parents Sandy and Clara; brother Gordon and brothers-in-law Jim Whelan, Hubert Hobbs, and Dave Holloway; and sister-in-law Vera.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday March 5th from 7-9pm, Tuesday March 6th from 10 – 9 pm and Wednesday March 7th from 9-11 am, followed by funeral at 11 am from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation in Oscar’s memory may be made to The SPCA or a charity of one’s choice.



7-9 p.m. on March 5, 2018

10 am - 9 p.m. on March 6, 2018

9 am - 11 a.m. on March 7, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:00am, Wednesday March 7th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
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Jeanie, Wayyne, Debbie and your families, so sorry for your loss please know that you are in my thoughts at this time.Sending love your way. I will miss my big brother until we see you again. Love you all very much, Love Diane Seguin

Wayne, Janet and family
My deepest condolences to your family at this sad time. Very sorry to hear this sad news. Thinking of you all.

It’s with a heavy heart that I leave my condolences to the entire Forward and Buckley family today. Especially Jeanie,Wayne and Debbie and their families. The loss of someone so dear is never easy, I hope that all the cherished memories you’ve shared with uncle Oscar will comfort you through this sad time .Thinking of you all and sending ever so much love!! Nadine and Rudy

My deepest sympathies to the Forward family on the loss of your brother Oscar. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Wayne, Janet and family
Sorry to hear that your Dad passed away.
Thinking of you at this time
Bill and Kathy Day

Wayne and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of you dad.

Jeannie and the Whelan/Forward family, sorry to hear of Oscar’s passing. I worked with Oscar back in the 1970’s. He was a thoughtful and gracious man, and always in a good mood. No matter what type of day it was, he always greeted everyone with a smile. Please accept my sincere condolences.

My deepest sympathy Bob, Aunt Marge and the Forward family for the loss of your brother.
Let your fond memories be your source of strength .Rest in Peace

Debbie and family sorry to hear of your dads passing.

Hi Bob (Marge). Very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. Condolences to you and your family.

May he rest in peace.

Hi Janet and Wayne and family. So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy.
Diane Ryan

Wayne, Janet, Ashlee and Gillian. I was so sorry to hear of your dad and grandfather’s passing. Please accept mine and Terry’s deepest condolences. Love and hugs to all of you.

Doreen, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your brother.

Ruby, Paula & Ralph Miller

Ashlee, my deepest regrets to you and Steven, your Nan, Dad , Mom and all your family in the loss of your dear Pop. May you take comfort in all your sweet memories.
Deepest regrets,
Vivian and Don

Condolences to the entire family and Aunt Jeanie Buckley in particular.

Our deepest sympathies.

Truly sorry to learn of Oscar’s passing. Oscar and I(Jim)worked together at Revenue Canada for over twenty years and quite often met at parish dinners since his retirement. A very fine gentleman.

My deepest condolences to the Forward & Buckley families.

Jim & Betty Hillier


Very sorry to hear this. I rented an apartment from Mr. Forward for over 5 years during University and he was a fine gentlemen. My condolences to the family.


So sorry to hear of Oscar’s passing. He was an old friend. We worked together for over 30 and Revenue Canada and since that time met on numerous occasions at various functions and dinners. He shall be missed by many.. Our deepest condolences at this sad time.

Our deepest condolences. Will always remember alll the great chats I had over the years with Oscar. Not to mention the odd Scotch. R I P.
A True Gentleman!

Wayne,Janet & Family
Sorry to hear of Mr. Forward’s passing. No time is a good time to loose the ones we love and words are what we have to show we care. God Bless you all at this difficult time.

Thoughts and prayers on the loss of your brother. May he rest in peace.

Joanne Blyde