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Vera Lee Canipe Foster

January 15, 1933 December 31, 2019
Vera Lee Canipe Foster
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Obituary for Vera Lee Canipe Foster

Vera Lee Canipe Foster, age 86, of Maiden passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Conover Nursing and Rehab. Vera was born January 15, 1933 in Catawba County to the late Fred Colon Canipe and the late Cordie Settlemyer Canipe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Watt Foster; brothers, Garland, Glenn, Everette, Ray, and Bill Canipe; and a sister, Joyce Young.

She is survived by:

Son: Mark Foster and wife Tanya of Catawba

Daughter: Tamara Castle and Ricky Young of Maiden

Brother: Steve Canipe of Maiden

2 Sisters: Frances Dellinger of Lincolnton, Lois Mellon of Maiden

2 Grandsons: Adam Foster and wife Rebecca, Chris Fish and Stephanie Bakis

Granddaughter: Tara Ballew

2 Great-Granddaughters: Blaize Gregory, Peyton Ballew

The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Rev. Robert Dockery officiating.

Burial will follow in Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 12:00-12:45 PM at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice, 526 Robinswood Place, Hudson, NC 28638 or

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Foster family.

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Receiving of Friends




12:00 PM 1/3/2020 12:00:00 PM - 12:45 PM 1/3/2020 12:45:00 PM
Burke Mortuary- Newton

2516 N Main Ave
Newton, NC 28658

Burke Mortuary- Newton
2516 N Main Ave Newton 28658 NC
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 1/3/2020 1:00:00 PM
Burke Mortuary Chapel

2516 N Main Avenue
Newton, NC 28658

Burke Mortuary Chapel
2516 N Main Avenue Newton 28658 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Catawba Memorial Park Final Resting Place

3060 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602

3060 Hwy 70 SE Hickory 28602 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Caldwell Hospice

526 Robinswood Place Hudson, NC 28638

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