Herbert Foster

Obituary of Herbert L. Foster

Herbert L. Foster, age 97, of Reservoir Rd. in Geneseo, died Friday, December 1, 2017 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville, NY. He was predeceased by his wife, Joyce M.D. Foster in 2015 and sister, Louise. He is survived by three daughters, Barrie Fanton of Wellsville, Lorraine (Timothy) Slack of Geneseo, Jacqueline (George) McCausland of Leicester, grandchildren, Lorraine, Ian and Molly Fanton, Bonnie Beard and Timothy Foster, great grandchildren, Sadie and Oliver Fanton and Shanti Beard. Herbert was born September 11, 1920 in Summerville, British Columbia, Canada the son Hardy H.L. and Emma Harriet Harwood Foster. He was a US Army World War II Veteran and an Electronics Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration in Kauai, HI. Herb was devoted to his Catholic faith, spending many hours at mass and in quiet prayer at the Abby of the Genesee, St. Mary's and at home. He lovingly cared for Joyce, up to her final moment of passing and we know he was so looking forward to joining her once again. Herb will be missed for his many years lived in a generosity of spirit and service, his gifts of beautiful woodwork, and his incredible ability to pull out a joke or song perfectly suited to any occasion which always lightened everyone's hearts. No prior calling hours. Memorial Services will be Private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catholic Charities of Livingston County, 10 Chapel St., Mt. Morris, NY 14510.
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