Carl Joseph Foust
August 18, 1928 -November 16, 2022
St. Dorothy’s Church
4910 Township Line at Burmont Rd. Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Visitation Saturday November 19th in St. Dorothy Church at 9:00am
Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00am at St. Dorothy Church
Internment at S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery
Carl Foust of Springfield, Pa. passed peacefully on November 16, 2022, at Southeastern Veterans Center. He was 94 years old. He is the beloved husband of the late Shirley Ann Foust (nee Frye). Father of Gregory Steven Foust and his wife, Suzanne, Carolyn Ann Benslimane and her husband Hakim, Leslie Ann Bradshaw and her husband Matthew. Loving grandfather (Poppy) of six grandchildren, Kristin, Gregory, Meyriem, Driss, Patrick and Claire and the great grandfather of three; brother of the late Marie Vallely and Sue Dougherty. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Carl was born in Philadelphia and moved often when young but always call Drexel Hill his home. He was a proud son of West Catholic High School Class of ’47 and a recipient of their Golden Burr award. He served in the Korean War and later went to night school while working and raising a family. He received his degree in Accounting from Villanova University.
Shirley and Carl were married on May 14,1955 at St. Dorothy’s and were members of the parish for over 50 years.
Carl loved his family, travelling with his wife Shirley, a good story, playing football at West Catholic, coaching football at St. Dorothy’s and being active in the home and school association, playing tennis, loving his grandchildren, being Uncle Carl to loving nieces and nephews, and being with his many wonderful friends.
He loved making others smile and laugh and shared his love for life with strangers and friends alike.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Carl may be made to West Catholic High School via westcatholic.org website.