Gerald "Jerry" V. Foster, 76, of Dover, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010.

Friends may call on the family of Gerald “Jerry” V. Foster, 76, of Dover, at from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Trader Funeral Home, Dover. A prayer service will be held at 7:30, and a mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Dover. Burial will follow at the Sharon Hill Memorial Park in Dover.

Mr. Foster died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.

Born May 12, 1934, in Friendship, N.Y., Mr. Foster was the son of the late Clifton Foster and Genevieve Sweeney Foster.

He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, where he had a passion for ushering. He also served in the United State Air Force for 20 years, and worked for 20 years in civil service and 10 more years at NAPA Auto Parts part time.
Mr. Foster enjoyed hunting, fishing and NASCAR racing.

He was preceded in death by a son, John Clendaniel; and two brothers, Richard and James Foster.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dorothy M. Foster, of Dover; a daughter, Nancy Reece of Millington, Md.; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

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