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Harry W. Foster

August 15, 1936 ~ October 28, 2018 (age 82)

Harry W. Foster, 82, of East Cypher Road, Hopewell, PA; passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Donahoe Manor, Bedford, PA.  He was born on August 15, 1936 in Hopewell, Pennsylvania; a son of the late Norman and Bessie (Lowe) Foster.  On June 6, 1956 in Cumberland, Maryland; he was united in marriage to Alberta P. (Karns) Foster.

Along with his wife he is survived by daughters Vicky married to Michael King, Everett, PA and Tammie Horton, Everett, PA; grandchildren Messina (King) married to Brian Wingard and Joshua Pittman; great grandchildren Matthew Pittman, Cameron Pittman and Sierra Wingard; siblings Winifred Risbon, Hopewell, PA and Linda Pritts, Hopewell, PA and sister-in-law Marie Foster.

He was preceded in death by a brother Fred Foster; son-in-law Robert Horton; brothers-in-law Zane Pritts and Donald Risbon.

Harry served in the United States National Guard for six years.  He was employed as a carpenter for Local Union #2274, Pittsburgh until his retirement.

He attended Clear Creek Brethren In Christ Church, Everett and was a member of the Hopewell Area Sportsman’s.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and most of all spending time in his workshop building furniture.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home with Pastor John Geyer and Pastor Keith Showalter officiating.

Burial will be held privately at Bethel Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537

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