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Frances O. Mclaughlin Foster, age 92, of Oxford, PA , formerly of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2011 at the Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Foster, who passed away in 2008 and with whom she shared 34 years of marriage. Her first husband of 34 years, Wallace “Sax” McLaughlin, Sr., passed away in 1972.
Born in Mountain City, TN, she was the daughter of the late Elbert and Mary Harper Gentry.
Frances was a Certified Nurses Aide at Pocopson Home, West Chester, PA , for 30 years, retiring in 1972.
She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Kennett Square, PA, St. Patrick’s Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion, Cecil Post 15, Ladies Auxiliary, Elkton, MD, the Ware Presbyterian Auxiliary and the Kennett Area senior Center.
Frances enjoyed travelling, games, including Bingo, collecting antiques and she was a collector of Elvis Presley memorabilia.
She is survived by one son, Thomas E. McLaughlin and his wife Joan of Ocean City, MD, a daughter-in-law, Bernadette Sharayko of Collingsville, PA, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many cousins, nephews and countless friends.
Frances was predeceased by three sons, Wallace P. McLaughlin, Jr., Dennis P. McLaughlin and Robert M. McLaughlin; two brothers, Earl Gentry and Eugene Gentry; two sisters, Hazel McKinney and Elsie McKinney.
You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 9:00 to 11:00 on Saturday morning, March 5, 2011, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Her funeral service will follow at 11:00. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA
In memory of Frances, a contribution may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 205 Lafayette Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
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