Robert Foster

Obituary of Robert Foster

Foster, Robert J., 92 of Ocean City, NJ passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at The Shores at Wesley Manor in Ocean City, NJ.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was formerly of Salt Lake City, UT and a resident of Ocean City, NJ for 30 years.

He was a graduate of LaSalle College and worked as a Regional Manager for Whirlpool Corporation in Benton Harbor, MI for 25 years retiring in 1990.

Mr. Foster was a Veteran of World War II serving with the United States Navy Seabees before receiving his honorable discharge. He was a lifetime member of both the American Legion Morvay-Miley Post #0524 and the VFW Ferguson-Foglio Post #6650 both in Ocean City, NJ. Mr. Foster was a member of the Good Counsel Leisure Club, the Knights of Columbus Council #2560, Ocean City, NJ and was a volunteer at Shore Memorial Hospital for over 20 years.

Surviving are five children, Robert M. Foster of Ocean City, NJ, Diane M. Creswell (Charles) of Hummelstown, PA, Gertrude H. “Trudy” O’Neill (Kenneth) of Lafayette Hill, PA, William V. Foster (Mary) of Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Mary Elizabeth Foster of Frisco, TX, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. he was predeceased by his first wife Gertrude and second wife Mary.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday morning at 10 o’clock from Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church of St. Damien Parish, 40th Street at Central Avenue, Ocean City, NJ where friends may call from nine o’clock until the time of mass. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, PA.

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to either St. Damien’s Parish, 1337 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226 or Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point, NJ 08244.

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