Lynn Foster

Obituary of Lynn Foster

Foster, Lynn
James Lynnwood Foster, age 74, passed away peacefully at Erie Shores Hospice, Leamington, Ontario on September 18th, 2017 with his beloved wife of 52 years by his side.  Recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Lynn faced his adversity with courage and dignity.  He is survived by his heart broken wife, Marilyn (McKeen).  Devoted and loving father to Jeff (Jen), Joel (Jodi) and proud grandfather of Kailey, Jacey and Brayden.  Brother in law to Don McKeen and Jane Mckeen.  Will be missed by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.  Predeceased by his parents Calvin & Betty Foster, Kristin Mckeen, Jim McKeen and Lloyd McKeen.  Lynn was a sports enthusiast, an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and loyal to the Toronto Maple Leaf hockey team.  He was the Municipal Clerk-Administrator of Mersea Township for 33 years and Director of Development Services for 2 years with the Municipality of Leamington.  Special thanks to homecare nurse Madeline Shanks and the exceptional care provided at the Erie Shores Hospice.  Cremation has taken place.  Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday, September 22 from 2- 5 pm and 7- 9 pm.  Funeral service from the funeral home on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Erie Cemetery, Wheatley.  Memorial donations made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice, Leamington or Wheatley United Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at