Eric Jon Foster

Mr. Eric Jon Foster, 34, of Gloversville, passed away suddenly on July 17, 2014. He was born December 22, 1979, in Gloversville, son of Stephen M. Foster and the late Sharon Burkdorf Vosburgh. Eric graduated Gloversville High School, where he played football, and also Fulton-Montgomery Community College. He had been employed at Walmart as a supervisor and most recently at Excel in Johnstown in the shipping and receiving department.

An avid outdoorsman, Eric especially enjoyed camping, boating, and hiking. A loving and kind person, his children always came first. He was very close to his grandfather growing up and helped care for him during his life.

Survivors include his children: Byron Foster and Alexander Foster, both of Gloversville; his fiancee, Heather M. Wilder of Gloversville; his father, Stephen M. Foster (Karen) of Gloversville; two brothers, Mark Foster (Beth) of Gloversville and Michael (Angel) Foster of Carlisle, PA; and a sister, Nicole Williams (Ryan) of Johnstown. He is also survived by several aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A graveside service for urn burial will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, in the new section of Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville. There will be no calling hours. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. Please visit the family online guestbook at