Irene W. Foster

FOSTER Irene W. Foster, 87, of Alexandria, OH, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2012. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012 at Miller Memorial United Methodist Church, 5241 Miller Church Rd., Johnstown, OH with Pastor Calvin Alexander officiating. Interment to follow at Fancher Cemetery, Galena, OH. Irene was born on April 8, 1925 to the late Lawrence and Gladys (Jeffers) Woodyard. She graduated from The Ohio State University, was a member of the Willing Workers and attended Miller Memorial United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and her family and friends. Irene is survived by James, her loving husband of 64 years; her children, Rilla Foster, Janice (Bill) Miiller, Timothy (Teresa) Foster, and Carol (Ken) Young; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; as well as her siblings, Louise Smith and David Woodyard. Family will receive friends at the church on Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made in loving memory of Irene to the Memorial Fund at Miller Memorial UMC or Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd., Newark, OH 43055. An online memorial can be located at

Funeral Home

Crouse-Kauber-Fraley Funeral Home
225 North Main Street Johnstown, OH 43031
(740) 967-6085
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 31, 2012