hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

January 9, 2014

Foster Dionne, 88

Salisbury, NC — Mr. Foster Albert Dionne, 88, of Salisbury and formerly of Andrews, NC, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born October 9, 1925, to the late Sadie W. Foster Dionne and Henry Albert Dionne, he was a graduate of Haverhill High School in MA. Mr. Dionne was a professional photographer who owned his own business. A Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, Foster served during WWII. He helped form the Andrews Community Youth Players.

Mr. Dionne was a member of Andrews United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Albert Dionne and daughter, Cindi Upham.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Agnes LeClaire Dionne; sons, Chuck Dionne and wife, Lynn, of Salisbury, NC and Brian Dionne and wife, Monique, of Odessa, FL; daughter, Cindy Frazier and husband, Neal, of New Bern, NC and son-in-law, Tim Upham. Fifteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren are also surviving.

Memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Andrews United Methodist Church in Andrews, NC.

Summersett Funeral Home is handling arrangements in Salisbury, NC. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.