Death notice of Anita Foster (2022) – Virginia Beach, Virginia
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Raymond G. Paff and Emma L. Smerker. She was predeceased by her 65-year-old husband Richard D. Foster; his son and daughter-in-law, Richard B. and Martina Foster; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Kenneth B. and Jean Foster; sister and brother-in-law, Deloris and Stanley Senchur; brother, Donald Paff; brother-in-law, Arthur Mitchell; and son-in-law, Edward Biermann.
Anita graduated from St. Justin High School. She was proud to be a life member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, where she served others for over 50 years. Anita was president of the Altar Guild and a member of the Women of the Episcopal Church. Anita worked alongside her husband for 37 years providing compassionate dental care in his private practice.
Anita was a remarkable wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who deeply loved her family and friends. Her love for the Lord was manifested in her unwavering commitment to her service as a Christian, to her family, to her church, to her friends, to their dental patients, and to everyone with whom she came in contact. She was a gracious light that shone for all.
It remains to cherish the memory of Anita her daughters, Gail Biermann and Cheri Donahue (Kenneth); her seven grandchildren: Colleen Donahue (Ron Millett), Ian Biermann (Elizabeth), Courtney Dunn (Jason), Keenan Biermann, Kenneth Foster (Logan), Cameron Foster and Kenda Donahue; and her ten great-grandchildren: Shane Donahue (Drake), Joel, Wesley, Trent, Abigail, Henry Millett, Jason Jr. and Jessica Dunn, Irene and Zeke Foster. Anita is also survived by her brother, Raymond Paff (Mary) of PA; sister-in-law, Eileen Paff of PA; sister-in-law, Jean Mitchell of CA; Godson, Becket G. Senchur; goddaughter, Eva Lynn Trump; and several nieces, nephews and their families. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Family will receive friends at Altmeyer 5033 Rouse Dr. Funeral Home in Va Beach on Friday January 7, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church at 1445 Norview Ave. in Norfolk on January 8, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Condolences can be offered to www.vacremationsociety.com.
Posted by The Virginian-Pilot on January 2, 2022.