Susan J. Foster, 65, of Beacon, NY and formerly of Tamaqua, PA, died on Friday, September 22, 2017 in Bethlehem, PA. Born in Palmerton, PA on July 26, 1952, she was the daughter of Harold Foster of Tamaqua and the late Olive (nee Schmauch) Foster. A 1970 graduate of Tamaqua High School, Susan earned a Bachelor Degree in Library Science from Shippensburg University in 1974 and a Master Degree in Information Science from Drexel University. She was employed as a law librarian. Susan was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tamaqua. In addition to her father Harold, she is survived by her brother Bruce J. Foster and his wife, Patricia of Orwigsburg, PA; niece, Tracy Henninger and her husband, Jason of Bethlehem, PA; and nephew, Kyle Foster and his wife, Jaclyn of Orwigsburg. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, September 27 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua with The Rev. Phyllis Wolford officiating. Interment in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown, PA will follow the services. Call 10-11 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials in Susan’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 West Frack Street, Frackville, PA 17931. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.
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