Shirley Foster

Obituary of Shirley T. Foster

Shirley T. Foster passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 in Ft. Worth, TX.  She was born October 11, 1927 in Clifton Springs, NY to Howard C. and Regina (Canne) Trimble. Shirley grew up in Penn Yan, NY, graduating from Penn Yan Academy in 1945 and Rochester Business Institute in 1946.  She married John Willett Foster in 1954 and they had 56 years together until his passing in 2011.  They enjoyed traveling, visiting all 50 states including Hong Kong, Macau, and going on 20 cruises in the Caribbean and Europe. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Regina Trimble; and also, by her husband, John Foster. She is survived by her daughter, Lynne (Chris) Pixley in North Richland Hills, Texas. Friends and family may call from 1pm to 2 pm at Townsend Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. Inurnment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan. Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or to Memories of Shirley may be shared with her family and friends at
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home
201 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, New York, United States
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