The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

November 24, 2012

William H. Foust

The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — FOUST – William H., 85, Johnstown, died Nov. 24, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 1, 1927, in Johnstown, son of the late John Henry and Clara (Happ) Foust. Survived by wife of 62 years, Patricia A. (Tighe) Foust; these children: John, married to Marilyn (Jerome), McLean, Va.; Thomas, Cortland, Ohio; Craig, married to Dolores (Seman), Johnstown; Donald, married to Linda (Brawley), Johnstown; and Gerald, married to Melanie (McIntire), Johnstown; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Brother of Eleanora Playez, Memphis, Tenn.; Genevieve Wainwright, Conemaugh; and Bernice Eash, Johnstown. Also nieces and nephews. World War II Navy veteran. Retired from C & BL Railroad. Member of St. John Gualbert Cathedral; Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus; and VFW. Bill was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed his family, hunting, fishing, dancing and Pittsburgh sports teams. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Gualbert Cathedral, the Very Rev. James F. Crookston, officiating. Committal, Grandview Cemetery Mausoleum. Family suggests contributions to St. John Gualbert Cathedral in memory of Bill. Online condolences may be posted to

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