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John C. Foster Sr., 86, Of Poughkeepsie

John C. Foster Sr.
John C. Foster Sr. Photo Credit: Tea Zagorscak

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — John C. Foster Sr., 86, of Poughkeepsie, died Saturday, Sept. 24.

He was born Nov. 4, 1929 in Easton, Pa., the son of Justin Wanck Foster and Jacqueline Stanley Bevan Foster.

He attended schools in Easton and graduated from Lehigh University with a degree in mining engineering. He was employed as a plant manager for NY TrapRock , LoneStar Industries in Hamburg for many years.

He enjoyed golfing, tennis and watching the Philadelphia Phillies. He was a former member of the Dutchess Golf & Country Club and past president of McCann-Caven Memorial Golf Course.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Olsen; children, John (Jack) C. Foster Jr. and wife Elizabeth, Elizabeth Foster Norton, Mary Foster Fleckenstein and Nancy Foster Kovacs and husband Joseph; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Irene Sparta and Susan Willett.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Joanne Foster Dyer; and a sister, Ann Corey.

Funeral Services are private.

Memorial donations can be made Shriners Hospital for Children , 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or your favorite charity.

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