Died: Thursday, November 02, 2006
Charles Robert Foster, a lifelong North Fork resident, died on November 2 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. He lived in Mattituck.
Mr. Foster was born in Southold on April 4, 1921 to Myra (nee Overton) and Thomas Foster. He married Clara (nee Diaz) on November 11, 1967.
A veteran of the United States Army, he was a member of the Burton Potter Post of the American Legion in Greenport. Mr. Foster had been a custodian with the Southold School District for over 40 years.
In addition to his wife, he leaves six stepchildren, James Wells and Ted Wells of Mattituck and William Wells of Florida, Mary Anne Hoopingarnen of Florida and Janet Howard and Sheila McKinnon of Michigan; and 10 grandchildren.
The family received friends on November 7 at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes in Mattituck. Reverend Aaron Teter conducted funeral services on November 8 in the DeFriest-Grattan Chapel. Interment was at the Willow Hill Cemetery in Southold.