Edward C. Foster, Jr., 92, formerly of Riverside

Posted 4/7/21

Edward C. Foster, Jr., 92, formerly of Riverside, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Possner) Foster. 

Born in Providence, the son of …

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Edward C. Foster, Jr., 92, formerly of Riverside

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Edward C. Foster, Jr., 92, formerly of Riverside, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Possner) Foster. 

Born in Providence, the son of the late Edward C. and Margaret (Mello) Foster. Ed was a lifelong resident of East Providence. He wintered in Vero Beach, Fla., and spent summers in Lincolnville Center, Maine. 

He is survived by two daughters, Kristen Candon (William) of Riverside, RI and Kimberly O’Donnell (William) of Westport, Mass. Four grandchildren, SSG. Bennett O’Donnell (Libby), Carlin O’Donnell, Scott Candon (Kristen), Emily Morris (Nathan), and five great-grandchildren. 

A private funeral was held on Monday, March 22, at St. James Lutheran Church, Barrington.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to Hattie Ide Chaffee Home, or Hope Health of RI. For more information and online condolences please visit: wrwatsonfuneralhome.com.

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