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Trudi G. (Barger) Foster

September 27, 1939 ~ June 5, 2022 (age 82)

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SALEM – Trudi G. Foster, age 82, died Sunday, June 5, 2022 at East Liverpool City Hospital. She was born September 27, 1939 in Lisbon, Ohio, daughter of the late Robert A. and Gladys (Wreath) Barger.

Trudi was a member of the First Friends Church of Salem and a 1957 graduate of Lisbon High School. She was the assistant manager of the Yum Yum Tree in Salem before retiring in 2005 with 17 years of service.

Trudi was a volunteer at the Salem Community Hospital, Red Cross, Lifeline of Columbiana, Campfire Girls, and the Banquet of Salem.

Her husband, James W. Foster whom she married June 8, 1958 preceded her in death June 17, 2016.

Survivors include daughters, Christine Coontz-Sowards of Columbiana; Lisa (James) Criss of Lisbon; four grandchildren; Andrea Brown, Sarah (Kevin) Rice, Dustin Lato, Megan (Josh) James; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sandra Webber of Columbiana.

She was also preceded in death by her stepfathers, Leo Webber and Clarence Rick.

Trudi spent the last two years living at Crossroads Assisted Living followed by Calcutta Health Care where she received great care & love from the staff.

The family will receive guests from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2022 at Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home in Lisbon.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Ellen Barney officiating.

A private interment will be held on a later date at Lisbon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Center,1899 Garfield Road, Columbiana, OH 44408.

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June 10, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432

Funeral Service
June 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432

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