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Bernard M. "Butch" Foster

October 19, 1937 ~ November 16, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Bernard M. “Butch” Foster, 85, of Oil City, PA., passed away Nov. 16, 2022 at UPMC-Hamot in Erie.

Born Oct. 19, 1937 in Oil City, PA., he was the son of the late Barney M & Laura M. Sterling Foster.

Bernard was a graduate of Oil City High School.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving as a private.

He was married to the former Delores J. Nichols and she survives.

Bernard worked as a machinist for Meadville Forge.

He enjoyed the woods, doing his yardwork and fishing in younger years.

He bought and sold timber and was in the logging business.

Bernard started and opened Whitetail Golf Course , and later sold the business.

Butch enjoyed going to breakfast with his brother Dean every week.

In addition to his wife he is survived by

one son

Jeff Foster of Neiltown

a stepson

Alan Nichols

and grandchildren

David, Shawn, Sara and Shannon

as well as several great grandchildren

He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters

Thelma Carter of FL

Rita Zuck of Oil City

Dean Foster & his wife Pat of Oil City

Lila Shields of Greenville

Cindy Kitelinger & her husband Jim of Walnut Bend

David Foster of Oil City

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Lori Jean Basilone

and the following siblings

Terry Foster, Glenn Foster, Florence Guyda and Dale Foster and infant Donnie Foster

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Interment will take place at the convenience of the family.

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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In Loving Memory Of

Bernard Foster

October 19, 1937-November 16, 2022

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