11/19/13 - 3:52pm
Father Edward M. Foster, a longtime lakes area Catholic priest who retired in 2003 and returned to Ireland, died Nov. 10 in Ireland.
Foster served at Immaculate Heart in Crosslake and St. Emily in Emily for 25 years, and at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pine River for 15 years.
Most recently, Father Foster lived in Crosshaven, County Cork, Ireland.
He was associate pastor at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd from 1951-57. He served at Immaculate Heart and St. Emily from 1960-85, and Our Lady of Lourdes from 1988-2003.