June K. Foster, 92, of Mattydale, passed away Wednesday, December 2, at Loretto Nursing Home in Syracuse. A native of Little Falls, June resided on Garden City Drive in Mattydale for almost 50 years before moving to the Bessie Riordan Senior Apartments in 2009. She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Nathele (Crossley) Knoph.
June was a 1947 graduate of Dolgeville High School and attended Oneonta State Teachers College. She retired in 1990 after 30 years as a purchasing agent for A.E. Nettleton Shoe Company in Syracuse. June enjoyed reading and knitting and was a longtime member of North Syracuse Christian Church.
She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Philip W. Foster, in 2003.
June is survived by her two daughters: Lynn (Brian) Root of Mattydale, and Judith (Joseph) LaBarba of N. Canton, OH; five grandchildren: Jon LaBarba, Sally Yurichak, Tobi and Philip Lyskawa and Jamie Newton; and 17 great grandchildren.
Contributions in her memory may be made to North Syracuse Christian Church, 911 Church St., North Syracuse, NY 13212.
Funeral Services will be held at a later date at North Syracuse Christian Church followed by burial in North Syracuse Cemetery.