Emma Frances Foster, 87, of Morristown passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield. She was born Aug. 18, 1925, in Hancock County. She was the daughter of Nolan A. and Gertrude (Elsbury) Romack.
She married John Henry Foster on Sept. 27, 1945, and he preceded her in death on May 3, 1996. Mrs. Foster resided in the Morristown area most of her life, living in Florida from Nov. of 1974 until 1993. She graduated from Westland High School in 1943. Mrs. Foster had formerly worked at Eli Lilly and retired from Western Electric. While living in Florida, she worked as a baker and preparation cook, making 57 pies in one day from scratch at Rose City. Upon returning to Indiana, she worked at Village Pantry in Morristown from 1997 to 2001 frying donuts. She was a past member of Morristown American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Kanolan Foster of Morristown; sons, Jerry Wayne (Fran) Foster of Kemp,Texas and Gary Lynn (Linda) Foster of Northport, Fla; brother, Robert Max Romack of Morristown; grandchildren, Tina (David) Smith, Tony Foster and Steve (Teresa) Foster; great-grandchildren, David, Sam, Shawn, Taylor, J.W., and Bentley; and two nieces.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and brother, William Romack.
No services will be observed. Arrangements entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Frazier Chapel, 124 E. North St. in Morristown.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway West Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN. 46250 or National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 E. 86th St., #100, Indianapolis, IN. 46240-1848.
Online condolences may be shared with the Foster family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.