Emmett M. Foster

Emmett M. Foster

January 5, 1949-February 2, 2024

Emmett M. Foster, 75, of Corry, PA, passed

away Friday, February 2, 2024 at his home.

He was born January 5, 1949 in Charleston,

WV, a son of the late Orrin and Artie (Bradley)


Emmett was raised and educated in West

Virginia and graduated from Spencer High

School. After high school he moved to Corry and

worked for Corry Jamestown for a short time

until he was drafted into the US Army. He served

from February of 1969 until September of 1970.

After his honorable discharge, he moved back to

Corry and continued working at Corry

Jamestown. He then was a truck driver for many

years until he retired.

He was a member of the American Legion

Post 365. He enjoyed coin collecting, boating,

fishing and hunting. He was a decorated

Marksman and enjoyed participating in various

competitions. He loved classic cars, was a major

history buff and avid animal lover.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in

death by three sisters, Darlene Cottrell, Carol

Russ and Betty Barton; two brothers, Johnny and

Keith Foster; two sisters-in-law, Gayle Foster

and Mabel Foster and two brothers-in-law, Curtis

Barton and Rex Batton.

Emmett is survived by his wife, Jewel

(Roberts) Foster, whom he married on October

25, 1997 in Staunton, VA; two sons, Kelly Scott

Yucha of Corry, PA and Michael Robinson and

his husband Kevin of Lake Elsinore, CA; two

sisters, Linda Batton of Waynesboro, VA and

Donna Guy and her husband Josh of Grottos,

VA; brother, Billy Foster of Spencer, VA;

daughter, Amy Lewellyn and her husband David

of Warren, PA and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Scott with

Community Nursing Services and Kayla with

Comfort Keepers for the outstanding care they

provided to Emmett.

Family and Friends are invited to attend a

graveside service at Pine Grove Cemetery, E

Columbus Ave, Corry, PA on Thursday,

February 8th at 2 pm. Pastor Les Utegg will

officiate. Full Military Honors will also

accompany the service. A dinner will be provided

at Relevant Church, 100 W. South St, Corry, PA

16407 following the service starting at 3 pm.

Memorials may be made to Community

Nursing Services of North East, 7 Park St, North

East, PA 16428.

Arrangements are under the care of Bracken

Funeral Home, Inc., 315 N. Center St, Corry, PA


To sign the guest book or send condolences,

please visit www.brackenfh.com.