NORWAY — Foster S. Horne, 72, died Saturday, April 7, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway. He was a resident of Lovejoy Hill Road in Peru.
Born in Rumford on Jan. 6, 1940, he was a son of Edmund and Dorothy (Foster) Horne. He graduated from Mexico High School in 1959. He worked for Boise Cascade Paper Mill in Rumford on the paper machines.
Foster was a 50-year member of King Hiram Lodge and was also a member of the Kora Temple Shrine.
He was married in Newry on Oct. 13, 1990, to Mabel E. Jamison, who died in Dixfield on May 1, 2010.
Survivors include a daughter, Terry Hathaway, and her husband, Mark, of Attleboro, Mass.; a son, Ralph Horne and his wife, Barbara; the mother of his children, Brenda Swan, of Dixfield; a son-in-law, Rodney Farrar, of Dixfield; a sister, Betsy Waleik and husband, Dan, of Peru; stepdaughters, Kaye Abbott and husband, Donald, of Dixfield, Karen Ruprecht and husband, Albert, of Wilton, and Debby Wentworth of Dixfield; two stepsons, Keith Virgin and wife, Denise, of Hartford, and Robert Bernard and wife, Tish, of Peru; a sister-in-law, Gloria Donahue, of Peru; and nine grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Naomi Jean Farrar; his parents; and his wife, Mabel.
Friends and relatives are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at www.meaderandson.com.