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Anne Schmonsees Foster

September 17, 1933 — September 28, 2022


Anne Schmonsees Foster

Anne Schmonsees Foster, 89, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Donald L. Foster, Sr. entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Her funeral service will be held graveside Tuesday, October 4, 2022 in Bethany Cemetery, 10 Cunnington Avenue at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Anne was born September 17, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late John Henry Schmonsees and Marguerite Bose Schmonsees. She was a life member of St. Johannes Lutheran Church and retired from Bell South in telephone repair. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. 

Anne is survived by two children:  Donald L. Foster, Jr. (Kristi) of Jonesboro, GA and Virginia Foster Shipman (Mark) of Hanahan, SC; brother, John H. Schmonsees, Jr. (Carolyn) of Holly Springs, NC; seven grandchildren: Sonya Lawrimore, Lindsay Riollano, Eric Embury, Donald Leroy Foster III, Betsy Dudney,  Ashton Shipman Cook and Jamie Shipman; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Zachary John Foster; and sister, Margaret Fowlkes. 

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Priscilla Stepter for her loving friendship. 

Memorials may be made to St. Johannes Lutheran Church, 48 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or to Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412. 

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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