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Erma Foster

Erma Evelyn "Sis" Foster (Lescarbeau)

Tuesday, May 2nd, 1933 - Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Erma Evelyn “Sis” (Lescarbeau) Foster, 85 of North Adams, MA, formerly of Florida, MA died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her home. She was born in North Adams, MA on May 2, 1933 a daughter of Edward J. and Emaline Delia (Lord) Lescarbeau.
She attended schools in North Adams, including the former Notre Dame School. In her younger years, Sis worked at Star Diner, Wall-Streeter, and the Pizza House. She was last employed at Williamstown Commons Nursing Home. Sis was a very devoted mother.
She was a member of the Red Hat Society Club in North Adams and Florida, MA, and was also a member of the Florida Senior Center.
She was the widow of Nelson Joseph Foster Jr., whom she married on June 14, 1952 at Notre Dame Church. He died on January 7, 2002.
Survivors include daughters Linda Coolman and her husband Richard; Nancy Baer and her husband, Phillip; Barbara Wilson and Michael Goodson; and Leslie Thomasson and her husband, John; son Nelson J. Foster III and his wife Linda; thirteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; sisters Theresa Grieger; Bernadette Aubin; and Emaline Goddard; and brothers Leon, Norman, and Harold Lescarbeau. She was predeceased by her son Walter W. Foster who died on March 7, 2016; as well as her brothers Edward, Felix, Lawrence, Richard, David, Donald, Louis, Howard, and Henry Lescarbeau.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral service to celebrate the life of Erma Foster will be held on Monday March 4, 2019 at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, Ma. at 7PM. Burial will take place in the spring in the family plot in Eastlawn Cemetery,Williamstown, MA. Calling Hours at the funeral home are Monday from 4-7 PM. Memorial donations are suggested for PopCares through the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals- West Chapel
    521 West Main St.
    North Adams, MA 01247
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
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  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 7:00pm
    Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals- West Chapel
    521 West Main St.
    North Adams, MA 01247
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Roy C. Burdick
  • Interment

    Eastlawn Cemetery
    605 Main St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Burial will be in the Spring


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Posted at 12:33pm
My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the bibles promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29, Acts 24:15.


Posted at 01:28pm
I'm so sorry for your great loss. May you find comfort in all your cherished memories of Erma. Jesus gave us an encouraging promise of a resurrection in the Bible at Acts 24:15; Luke 23:43. This provides comfort and hope that one day our loved ones will be raised to life on a restored paradise earth, with the prospect of never again having to suffer or die - Revelation 21:4. More Bible thoughts to help you cope may be found on

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