Terra Janine Foust-Smith
On July 13, 2014, Terra Janine Foust-Smith joined heaven’s choir. The beloved daughter of Deborah J. and Michael W. Foust; mother of Jaron M. Lewis; and wife of Jason C. Smith, she was an accomplished vocalist and violinist. She graduated from the Williamsport Area High School in 1996. A National Honor Society member, she belonged to the Key Club, Student Government, Concert Orchestra and the Strolling Strings. She furthered her love of music by pursuing an undergraduate degree in music studies at Ithaca College and Penn State University. In 2002, she obtained her master’s degree from West Chester University.
Terra loved the outdoors and camping with her husband. She enjoyed remodeling and updating her home. Devoted to her pets, she cared for many dogs, cats and birds. There was nothing she would not do to protect her pets. Faithful to her Catholic faith, she volunteered to direct the Children’s Choir at Mater Dolorosa Church and sang in the choir of St. Joseph the Worker.
Her most recent area of accomplishment was her acquisition of a realtor’s license. Terra quickly showed great promise, using her grace and winning personality to make a strong impression in the real estate business and winning Rookie Realtor of the Year for Fish Real Estate in 2013.
She will be forever missed by her five siblings: brother, Jason M. Foust (Emmie), sister, Jillian S. MacInnis (William), brother, Seth F. Foust, brother, Isaac R. Foust, sister, Catherine M. Foust; and nieces, Ruby I. and Clara J. MacInnis.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Russel and Marilyn Foust, Frank and Mary Kovaleski and an uncle, Frank Kovaleski Jr.
The Rev. David Bechtel will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Annunciation Church, on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. Visitation will precede mass in the church portico, beginning at 9 a.m. The family will provide the flowers. Burial will be at the family’s discretion.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Terra’s name to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport PA 17701.