Hazel Foster

EAST LIVERPOOL- Hazel M. Hammond Foster, 86, of White House Lane, Boardman, and formerly of Calcutta, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014. Mrs. Foster, who had been ill just a short time, died at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman.

She was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Ford City, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Ray and Margaret Meixelberger Hammond.

Mrs. Foster was a graduate of Wellsville High School, had worked as a decorator for Sterling China as a young woman, and after her marriage to Lawrence V. “Dink” Foster, she became a dedicated homemaker and mother.

Lawrence preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Laurie A. Siers, of Boardman, and Jody L. Reuter, of Calcutta. A sister, Elaine Jarvis, of Highlandtown, survives as well.

There are four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held at the Dawson Funeral Home, with Pastor Norm Eckert of Beechwood Free Methodist Church officiating. Burial is to be at Columbiana County Memorial Park.