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July 19, 1942 — September 4, 2019

John H. FOUST, 77, of Coudersport, PA, died Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.
Born July 19, 1942, in Coudersport, he was the son of Harry and Goldina McCracken Foust.
A US Army Veteran, he served honorably from 1959 - 1962.  He was an MP in Germany.
On June 21, 1980, in Coudersport, he married the former Lana L. Mitchell, who survives.
He was employed as a supervisor by Pure Carbon in Coudersport for over 24 years.  John then went to barber school and owned and operated John's Barber Shop until his retirement.
He was a member of American Legion Potter Post #192 in Coudersport.
Surviving besides his wife, Lana, are:  five children, Gary (Sheila) Foust of Coudersport, Brian (Mike Bagley) Foust of Port Allegany, Dawn (Randy) Gee of Coudersport, Wendy Little of Coudersport, and Robert (Brian Hoover) Foust, Tampa, FL;  six grandchildren, Trevor John Foust, Elizabeth Burd, McKenna Gee, Dylan (Katie Jo) Foust, David Burd, and Alexander Burd;  a great-grandson, Keegan Gockley;  a brother, Joseph (Sandy) Foust of Coudersport;  his mother-in-law, Mary Mitchell of Coudersport;  nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by five brothers, Harry Foust, Walter Foust, Tom Foust, Ed Foust, and Wayne Foust;  and a sister, Verna L. Sevinsky.
Services will be private.
Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to UPMC Cole Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.
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