William H. Foss Sr.
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of Ashburnham, MA; 88
ASHBURNHAM -- William H. Foss Sr. 88, of Ashburnham, MA. passed away Saturday March 2, 2013 in his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on July 5,1924 the son of Richard W. and Mary C. (O'Brien) Foss, and lived most of his life in Ashburnham, MA.
He was a veteran of WW 2. He served in the Navy as a Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class and was honorably discharged in 1945. He went on to become a graduate of Clark University in Worcester, MA. in 1972. He worked over 40 years for weyerhauser and James River Paper Companies in Fitchburg, MA. as a cost accountant. He retired in 1989. He was an avid reader, and golfer and was a member of Gardner Municiple Golf Course. He also, along with his wife Rachel, enjoyed bowling in several area bowling leagues. He was a member of St. Denis Church in Ashburnham, MA.
He is survived by his wife Rachel (Beaulieu) Foss, his son William H. Foss Jr. of Fitchburg, MA. his two daughters, Mary C. and her husband Richard Grote of Fitchburg, MA and Andrea L. and her husband Peter Tamas of Asburnham, MA., seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by one brother and three sisters.
FOSS -- A Memorial Mass will be held Tuesday (today) March 5, 2013 at 10:30a.m. in St. Denis Church, 85 Main St., Ashburnham, MA. Inurnment will be in the spring in St. Denis Cemetery, Ashburnham, MA. There are no calling hours. The Lavery Chartrand & Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA. is directing arrangements.
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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Mar. 5, 2013