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Elaine M (Allen) Foster
January 20, 1950 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Elaine Mae Allen Foster was born in Gretna, Virginia on January 20, 1950. She was the beautiful daughter of Dorothy and Leroy Allen. At a young age Elaine along with her family moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended the Pittsburgh Public School system and graduated from Westinghouse High School. After graduation, she pursued her career in nursing and received her LPN license. She was employed at the Lemington Center for many years. Elaine was a very dedicated worker and was highly respected by the patients and medical staff. She received many awards for outstanding performance. Elaine was a dedicated daughter, sister, and mother. She was married to the late Clayton James and to this union, two children, Corey and Clayton C. James, was born. Later in life she met and married Ronald V. Foster and to this union, Raeline Foster was born. Together they raised Ronald V. Foster, Jr. Elaine loved and adored her family and there was nothing she wouldn’t do for them. Her grandchildren were her heartbeat and made her smile. Elaine had a superb personality and was a happy and full-life individual. She loved her dog, Companion, and considered him one of her children. (Sometimes he was her favorite smile). Elaine was an avid reader who enjoyed picking up a book and reading it from cover to finish. She enjoyed arts and crafts and would decorate her home on Christmas with items she made. She had a green thumb; she could bring a dead plant back to life. She was very proud of her plants. She would always show off her orange tree. On December 22, 2023, Elaine departed this life. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Margie Oakley. She leaves cherished memories to her husband, Ronald V. Foster; children, Corey James, Clayton C. James (Jasmine), Raelin FosterMcCune (Ronald), and Ronald V. Foster, Jr.; grandchildren, Danaeja James, Maliah Powell, Tyler James, Braeden McCune, and Logan James; bonus grandchildren, Brenden Patton, Maurie Patton, Kamara McCune, and Ronald McCune Jr.; siblings, Donald Allen (Dolores), Perry Allen (Helen), Michael Allen (Evonne), Brian Allen (Kelly) and David Allen (Lorie) and host of other family members and friends.