Louise G. Foster, 84, Potsdam
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Louise G. Foster, age 84, of Potsdam, passed away on June 12th at her residence while under the care of her family and Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 16th at noon with Rev. Stephen Rocker celebrant. Burial will follow the service at Fairview Cemetery in Parishville. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Contributions in her memory can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.

Louise is survived by sons, Richard (Donna) Foster of Potsdam, Scott (Tonya) Foster of Potsdam, and Joseph Foster and his fiancée Rae Collins of Massena; daughters Diane (Steve) Ling of West Palm Beach, FL, Dorothy (James) Brown of Ogdensburg and Donna Jarvis of Ogdensburg; sister in law Shirley Long; 15 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephew.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard D. Foster; parents; and her three brothers, William, Edward and Henry Long.

Louise was born on November 6, 1932 in Portland, CT to the late William Long and Louise Schmidl Long. She was a graduate of Portland High School in 1951. In 1957 in East Hampton, CT she was married to Richard Foster. They lived all over the country as Mr. Foster served in the Armed Forces for years. They ended up settling in Potsdam, where they raised their family. They moved to West Palm Beach for a while. Louise moved back north after Richard passed.

She enjoyed bingo, going to the casino, crocheting, watching the grandkids and just socializing with everyone.