Constance "Connie" Foster

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Constance "Connie" L. Foster, age 86, of Westerville, died Wednesday morning, November 14, 2012 at Edgewood Manor in Westerville, Ohio. She was born on July 11, 1926 to the late John D. and Thelma H. (Burris) Loren in Columbus, Ohio.

Connie was a 1944 graduate of Mount Gilead High School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech from Ohio Wesleyan University. After college she toured as an actress and singer, including a stint at The Neil house in Columbus. After becoming a respected high school English teacher, she continued her involvement in theatre as an actress and director, and earned a Masters degree in theatre from Florida State University.

Connie is survived by three children: daughter, Jennifer Bell of Westerville; daughter Candace Lambert of Atlanta, Georgia; and son, Grant Foster of Garland, Maine; four granddaughters and one great-grandson.

In addition to her parents, Connie was preceded in death by her brother, John, and sister, Barbara.

A memorial service will be held at the Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church, 7121 Muirfield Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43017 on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 1:00 PM. Reverend Stephen Smith will officiate. The burial will take place in Rivercliff Cemetery in Mount Gilead, Ohio.

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Published in The Morrow County Sentinel on Nov. 21, 2012
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