Mr. Eugene Harold Foster, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother passed away Monday, June 15, 2009 at Covenant Medical Center Cooper. Age 81 years. The son of the late Victor and Emma (Nagele) Foster, Eugene was born August 1, 1927 in Bedford, Indiana and graduated from Bedford High School in 1945. Eugene served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WW II and received the Purple Heart. He then attended Indiana University. Eugene married Mary Lou Pitman, his loving wife of 58 years, on August 26, 1950. She survives him. Eugene was employed at General Motors Central Foundry as a financial analyst until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #4232 and American Legion Post in Bedford, Indiana.  Eugene belonged to the National Rifle Association and loved shooting and traveled to national matches in Ohio.  Surviving besides his wife Mary Lou are three sons, five daughters and their spouses, William and Susan Foster, Ann and John Belill, Mark Foster, Jane and Gerald Black, Mary and Lee Hill, Sister Sarah Foster, R.S.M., Patricia Bivens, Matthew and Lisa Foster; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special daughter-in-law, Debra Foster; several nieces and nephews. Eugene was preceded in death by a brother, Martin (Bud) Foster.  Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 19, 2009 at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. John R. Johnson will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery where military services will be conducted by American Legion Post #439. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass.  There will be a rosary led by the Knights of Columbus Council #4232 at 3:00 p.m. and a Vigil Service, led by Pastoral Associate Diane Cunningham, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.