Obituary - Raymond Foster, Jr.
by Staff ◊ Jan 07, 2011
Raymond Foster, Jr., of Hamden, passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 27, 2010. He was born in Bridgeport on November 26, 1946 to the late Dorothy Foster. Raymond is survived by his loving wife Mary Nolan Foster and his five children, Robert, Catherine, David, Susan, and Brian Foster; nine sisters and brothers-in-law, Cathy and John Nolan, Judy and Michael Nolan, Betty and George Wooster, Peggy and Bill O’Connor, and Shirley Nolan, as well as six grandchildren, twelve nieces and nephews, four grandnieces and nephews, his mother-in-law Catherine Nolan, and an aunt, Jane Nolan. Raymond was a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and was an active and loyal member of the Hamden Chamber of Commerce, a past member of the Hamden Rotary, and served our country in the United States Navy. Raymond was a certified public accountant for Donald L. Perlroth and Co. for 37 years. He was an avid New York Giants and UCONN Huskies fan. One of his greatest pleasures was to be able to take his children to numerous Giants games. Although Ray was a very private man, his gentle and kind soul enabled him to give generously to various charities over the years. Raymond’s funeral was held at Beecher & Bennett, 2300 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, on Friday, December 31, at 9:15am, and was followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment with Military Honors took place in Centerville Cemetery.