Funeral services for Joseph Foster, age 48, of 847 CR 28,
Ogdensburg, will be held on Monday, July 20, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at Notre Dame
Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Calling hours will be on Monday morning from
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Foster passed away at his home on Saturday morning, July 18, 2009
surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Foster is survived by his wife, Diane; two sons, Adam
Randell and Joshua Payzant, both of Elmira; three stepchildren, Jodie, Michelle
and Michael Horton, all of Ogdensburg; six sisters, Paula Pedram and her
husband, Seyed, of Tuscaloosa, AL, Kathy Walker and her husband,
Bruce, of Ogdensburg, Mary Brasher of Ogdensburg, Judy Foster of Canton, Della
Edenfield and her husband, Carl, of Martinez, GA, and Jamie King of Ogdensburg;
and twelve grandchildren.
Mr. Foster was born in Ogdensburg on August 29, 1960, the
son of John and Rita Compeau Foster. Mr.
Foster attended local schools. He
married Diane Horton on August 24, 2005. They had been together for the past 30 years. Mr. Foster worked for New York State
Revitalization Team at one time. For
many years he was a family caregiver for his wife and his grandson.
Mr. Foster enjoyed fishing, boating, playing sports with his
children and grandchildren, family gatherings and visiting his friends.
Donations may be made in his memory to Hospice and
Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.