Arlene Joan Foster
Tuesday 24th of September 1935 - Monday 5th of July 2021
Arlene Joan Foster, 85, of Lexington, and widow of Frederick Randolph Foster, passed away July 5, 2021. She was born to the late Frank Eugene and Rose Viola (nee Wood) Bessette September 24, 1935 in Whitehall, New York. She was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Her primary career was as a loving homemaker for her family. She was an avid New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs fan and she also enjoyed fishing and camping .
Arlene is survived by her three children, Cheryl Lynn (Bruce) Richardson, Frederick R. (Helen) Foster II, and Daryl Bruce (Windi) Foster; nine grandchildren, Kathleen Rose (Eddie) Raspotnik, Rena Marie (Derek) Buckley, Frederick R. Foster III, Tyler Scott Foster, Johnathan Norris (Kayla), David Norris (Jessica), Michael Norris (Ruth), Kelli McAbee (Jordan) and Lucy Jakab (Matthew); 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three siblings, Frank Bessette, Jr., Kay F. Golden, and Alice Penor and brother-in-law Bill Golden.
Her visitation will take place on Thursday, July 8th, 6pm-8pm at Milward-Southland. Her graveside service with military honors will occur on Friday, July 9th, 11am at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers donations are being encouraged to Wounded Warriors or Alzheimer's Association.
Donna Parks Pricesays
I'm so sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
I was so sorry to hear about your mother’s death. We had many fun times together. May your hearts heal and may you find peace.
Joel (Penor) Ferrysays
Cheryl and all of the family, my prayers are with you. Wonderful memories of the entire family.
Always loved Aunt Arlene and my Uncle Freddie. They were always so good to me. Sending love to Rick, Cheryl,Darryl and family.
Fred, I'm so sorry for your loss.
Aunt Arlene and Uncle Freddy have a special place in my heart. I Love the memories I have with them. My deepest sympathy and love to all my cousins and their families.🙏🏻 Love to you all❤️