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Marvin Foster
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Obituary for Marvin B. Foster

Marvin B.  Foster
MARVIN B. FOSTER died Saturday March, 17th, 2018 at RWJUH at New Brunswick. He was 84. Born in Rome, GA, resided in Elizabeth for 4 years before moving to Somerset 54 years ago.

Mr. Foster was a 1954 Graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was known as one of the pioneers meaning he was one of the first African Americans to graduate with an engineering degree. Marvin was a US Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era and he was in the reserves until 2003 reaching at rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Predeceased by his wife Sara in 2012 and a daughter-in-law, Sonia in 2015.

Surviving are two sons, Stephen & Marvin Jr. and his wife Charlotte; two sisters, Marion Price and Juanita Lee; two grandchildren, Morgan & Samuel Foster; a step grandson, Alan Tucker and his wife Jennifer and a step great granddaughter, Addison Tucker.

Visitation and services will be Saturday March 24, 2018 at Somerset Presbyterian church, 100 JFK Blvd. Somerset, NJ. Visitation will be from 9:00am to service time at 10:00am. Graveside Services will be Tuesday at East View Cemetery in Rome, GA

In Lieu of flowers, Please consider donations to Somerset Presbyterian church, 100 JFK Blvd. Somerset, NJ.

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