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Blanche Doris Foust
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  • Albright United Methodist Church
    1626 Pittsburgh St
    S. Connellsville, PA 15425

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“John and I THANK everyone for the comforting words and the kind sharing of your memories.PO BOX 41752Chas, SC 29423 ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: John - Bob Foust

“John and I THANK everyone for the comforting words and the kind memories that each of you shared. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: John - Bob

“So wish I could be there today with you all. Ms Doris was the sweetest most loving person I've ever met. Love her dearly. I will miss looking for...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Melissa Danner - Summerville, SC

“What a great loss to our community! Ms Doris was a loving and kind neighbor who was welcoming and sincere. We will miss her sweet spirit. Sleep on,...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Earl & Janine Bostic - SC

“Gonna miss laughing together ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Gary & TJ Blanchette - Stokesdale, NC

“We met Miss Doris almost 10 years ago at the CAFB Chapel. We were always amazed at the number of organizations she was involved in and her spunky...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Hemphill - North Charleston, SC

“Bob and John, sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful person. I will always remember her as a caring person who treated everyone as though...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Keith Heins - Ocean Pines, MD

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I will miss your m oms quick wit and sense of humor. She always kept me on my toes. LOve Catherine Waters...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: catherine williamson - evans, GA

“I was just thinking about Mrs. Doris and wondering how she was doing. I met her and Mr. John and the babies (pomerians) many years ago at the Cable...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Theta (Tee) Washington - SC

“Mrs. Foust was an amazing lady, neighbor and friend to our family (Abole's) in Covington Hills. She was a pillar of the community there and was a...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jane Dobbins - Hanahan, SC

“I was saddened to hear that Doris had passed away. I worked with Doris at the Coliseum and saw her at Stingrays games. She always had a smile and a...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Hollenbaugh - Hanahan, SC

“I am saddened to hear of Mrs Faust passing. She was a wonderful friend and role model to our family. She came into my life approx. 50 yrs ago as my...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: David Lord - Goose Creek, SC

“Doris was surely loved the Charleston community & her Stingrays. She was always willing to help any neighbor no matter the situation. Condolences to...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Singletary - Charleston, SC


Blanche Doris Foust of N Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. She was 89. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, N Charleston. Friends and loved ones are invited to attend her funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel. Interment to follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens, N Charleston.

Doris was born March 1929 in South Connellsville, PA. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Adelia Soisson of South Connellsville. In her early years, Doris worked at J.G. McCrory's five and dime store and Anchor Hocking and was a 70 YEAR member of Albright United Methodist Church, the YMCA and Ladies Auxiliary of the South Connellsville Fire Department.

In April 1953, Doris married John "Bud" Foust Jr. She was a loving military wife, mother, homemaker and community volunteer. During their 25 years with the U.S. Air Force, the military stationed the family in San Antonio, TX; Charleston AFB, SC, Alexandria, VA (retired) and returned to N Charleston to live.

Dedicated to her community, Doris was a model neighbor and friend, touching many lives through her compassion for others and her tireless volunteering at numerous Lowcountry churches and organizations. Joint Base Charleston Air Force Base Chapel, Old Fort Baptist Church Young at Heart Group, Clemson Homemakers Club, Garrett Homemakers and Community Group, Covington Hills Civic Club, and the Arlington Ladies (U.S. Army) of Fort Myers, VA all benefited from her heartfelt efforts. She proudly served as an usher and guide for more than 30 years in the Charleston community, volunteering at the Dock Street Theatre, Footlight Players, Garden Theatre, Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, Sottile Theater, Charleston Guerrilla Theatre, Piccolo Spoleto and the N Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center. She was a fan of South Carolina Stingrays hockey and a member of the Stingrays Booster Club. In July 1998, she was honored as Volunteer of the Year by the City of Charleston's Office of Cultural Affairs and Charleston Stage. Doris enjoyed creating and sharing crafts, flower gardening, attending hockey games and time spent with family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Robert Foust of N Charleston and John F. Foust (Dawn) of Walterboro; sister, Natalie Moon (Ron) of Barberton, Ohio; sister-in-law's Zelda Cossel and Vella Woodellof Connellsville, PA; granddaughters, Olivia Foust Beyers (Terry), Caroline Foust Packard (Aaron) and Robin Nettles (Andy); grandsons, Simon Parsano, Josh Braswell and Greg Bowman; 6 great-grand kids with another due April; several cousins, nieces and nephews in OH and PA; former daughter-in-law's Cindy and Vickie; well as two loving dogs, Little Puck and Buttons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 infant brothers, her sister, Sarah "Red" Soisson, and her husband, "Bud". The family would like to thank all the caregivers for their loving care-Val and her husband Tom, Dee, Jondelle, Arlene and Darlene.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials, in her name, to Albright United Methodist Church, 1626 Pittsburgh St, S. Connellsvile, PA 15425.