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Hermon L. Foster

January 18, 1932 — April 29, 2019

Richburg - Hermon L. Foster     "Loving Husband, Father, and Poppy"

            Hermon L. "Porky" Foster, of 340 Main Street, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Olean General Hospital, following a lengthy illness.

            Hermon was born on January 18, 1932 in Bolivar and was a son of Harmon And Lena Conklin Foster.  On June 10, 1961, in Knapp Creek, he married his wife of 57 years, Mavis M. Hitchcock, who survives.

            Hermon served in the US Marine Corps from November 7, 1951 to November 6, 1954, where he was a Triple Purple Heart Recipient.  He was a survivor of the Frozen Chosin in Korea.  Hermon was a member of the Faith Bible Church in Little Genesee.  He worked for Mastel Ford, as a Milkman, Sarah Coventry Jewelry, the Friendship Foundry, and as a barber.  Hermon was a "Master Junker", where he was well known and it was true to his heart.  He enjoyed hunting but loved fishing.

            Along with his loving wife, Hermon is survived by; 3 boys, Steven L. (Sherry L.) Foster of Abington, PA, William J. Foster of Richburg, and Daniel J. (Bobbi S.) Foster of Alfred; 7 grandchildren, Katie (Coty) Rathbun, Darren (Samantha) Holland, Shanon (Troy) Steiner, Shawn (Quishaunda) Foster, Rebecca (Danny) Lewis, Dustin Foster, Daniel "Bubba" (Amanda) Foster; 10 great grandchildren, Jackson, Bentley, Mackenzie, Brooklynn, Elizabeth, Graham, Carver, Camden, Ashlynn, and Niayla; 2 siblings, Harmon (Jean) Foster, Jr. of Gettysburg, PA, and Barbara Ann Robbins of Corning.

            Hermon was predeceased by 5 siblings, Glenita Stuck, Shermon Foster, Donald Foster, Harold Foster, and Coralee Scott.

            Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held at the Faith Bible Church, 8137 Route 417, Little Genesee on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:00 am.  The Rev. Ben Ramirez, Pastor, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Allegany Cemetery.  Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com

            In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to, Operation Buildup, 6364 Pucker Street, Conesius, New York 14435.

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Visitation

Friday, May 3, 2019

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Visitation

Friday, May 3, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 4, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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