Teddy P. Foster passed away Wednesday evening peacefully as she slept. Teddy was born in Green River, Wyoming April 8, 1927, to Dan and Erini Pulos, later residing in Pocatello, Idaho, where she graduated from the local public school system as well as the Greek Orthodox School. In 1943, she met and married James E. Foster an Airman from Florida that was stationed at the 8th Army Air Corp Base nearby, a marriage that lasted 68 years before his death in 2011. Eventually the family moved to Florida in the early 60's where Teddy secured employment with the Citizens and People's Bank as a research clerk. After 30 years of service with the bank, and retirement, she and her husband Jim moved to the Lake City area to be closer to their son. Teddy being an active person, again returned to the work force with Publix Bakeries spending the next 20 years enjoying her work and all the people that she came in contact with. At the age of 80 Teddy again retired to fully enjoy her time with her family and friends. Teddy was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, three children James Daniel, Robert Anthony and Erini Kay. Siblings that preceded Teddy are brothers Anthony Pulos, Frank Pulos and John Pulos; sisters Mary Hall and Tula Doan, Georgia Bannister, and one grandson John David Foster.
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Teddy is survived by two sons Bill Foster (Ann), John Foster (Connie); four grandchildren Jody Foster, Dr. Susan Foster, Michelle Brown (Jason) and Scott Foster (Heather). Four great grandchildren Brandon Foster, Heather Foster, Balgieh Brown and Annabella Marie Foster and one special friend and daughter-in-law Diane Garner. Also surviving are a brother Chris Pulos (California) and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Foster will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 17, 2012 in the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bo Hammock officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lake City. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386)752-1234 please sign the online family guestbook at
Published in Lake City Reporter on Nov. 16, 2012