Haverhill — Forrest M. Bateman, 87, of Chichester, NH and formerly of Haverhill, MA passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the NH Veterans Home in Tilton, NH.
He was born in Haverhill on May 6, 1925, son of the late Alfred and Florence (Bunker) Bateman.
He is survived by his two nieces Linda E. (Nelson) White of Rush Springs, OK and Patricia (Nelson) Langlois of Kingston, NH, and dear friends Donna M. & Lee E. Hurst, Jr. of Plaistow, NH. He was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth (Bateman) Nelson and his brother Raymond Bateman.
ARRANGEMENTS: There will be two Memorial Services for Forrest, first being held on Saturday, March 23rd at 1:00 PM at the Chichester United Methodist Church, corner of Main St. and Canterbury Rd. in Chichester, NH, second will be on Wednesday March 27th at 3:00 pm at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St. Haverhill, MA. Interment will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Chichester United Methodist Church, 2 Canterbury Rd. Chichester, NH 03258 or to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St. Haverhill, MA 01830. To leave a condolences to his family or to view his full obituary please visit, www.farmerfuneralhomes.com