Carolyn G. (Sonstroem) Forest, 37
passed away at her home in Exeter on Feb. 11, 2010. She was the wife of John M. Forest, son of Donald and Diane Forest of Jamestown.
She is survived by her parents, Robert and Norma (Battista) Sonstroem of North Kingstown; sisters Lisa Kennally and husband, Thomas, and Kim Cook and husband, Michael; brother Glenn Carnevale; sisters-in-law Marie E. Seitz and Amanda M. Antinucci; a niece, Lillian Cook; and nephews Matthew and Andrew Kennally, Neil and Cameron Seitz, and Eden and Christian Antinucci.
Carolyn was born in North Kingstown and was confirmed in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Providence. She lettered two years in varsity tennis at North Kingstown High School and graduated in 1990. She majored in psychology at the University of Rhode Island, graduating in 1994.
Carolyn was employed since 2005 as an account manager by Pearson Education, a subsidiary of Prentice Hall. In 2008, she was awarded top performer for sales that placed her in the top 10 percent of corporation employees.
She enjoyed playing tennis, creating jewelry, gardening and caring for her three cats.
A memorial service will be held this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 445 Elmwood Ave., Providence. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 445 Elmwood Ave., Providence, RI 02907 would be appreciated.