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Kenneth John FOSTER
Père : Leonard James FOSTER
Décès le : 2004-11-12
Parution : 2004-12-11
Paru dans : The Recorder & Times, Brockville, ON

Ken Foster, 88 Ken Foster, 88, retired engineer who moved to Brockville in 1981, died November 12 at Sherwood Park Manor. He was born Kenneth John Foster on January 24, 1916, in Kingston, the son of Leonard James Foster and the former Lily Eastwood. He grew up in Kingston and attended Rideau Public School, Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute and Queen's University. He served overseas in the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) in the Second World War. On February 4, 1944, he married Dorothy Trickey in Mallorytown. After demobilization, he moved to Timmins to follow a career in mining and engineering. He held various positions in the mining industry. At the time of his retirement in 1981, he was a ventilation engineer at Pamour Mine, Timmins. While in Timmins he belonged to the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the camera club, art club and historical society, as well as the duplicate bridge club and various church organizations. In Brockville he was a member of St. Peter's Anglican Church. He enjoyed woodworking, bridge and photography and was an avid reader. He travelled to Hawaii, Great Britain and from coast to coast in the United States. Mr. Foster is survived by his wife Dorothy Foster and five nephews, Robert Haffie of Lyn and James Trickey, Murray Trickey, Wayne Trickey and Dale Trickey, all of Mallorytown, as well as four grand-nephews and four grand-nieces. Also surviving are his brother-in-law Russell Trickey and wife June, brother-in-law George Haffie and cousin Bessie Elliott in England. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister-in-law Louise Trickey Haffie. Friends called at St. Peter's Anglican Church prior to the funeral there on November 15, with Canon Michael Read officiating. Burial followed at Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations were directed to St. Peter's Church and Sherwood Park Manor, among other charities. Published in Section b, page 6 in the Saturday, December 11, 2004 edition of the Brockville Recorder & Times. Posted 10:08:05 AM Saturday, December 11, 2004.


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