Veronica J. (Graham) Foster, 92, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on March 15, 2023. She was the widow of Richard Nathaniel Foster, Sr.

Mrs. Foster was born in Eleuthera, Bahamas, on December 7, 1930, a daughter of the late Calvin Graham and Effie J. (Culmer) Graham.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed for many years as an Assistant Teacher at New Haven Child Development Program

Mrs. Foster attended Mt. Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church and was an active member at the senior center in Hamden.

She leaves to cherish loving memories, her children, Judith Gray, Jacqueline Foster, Veronica Foster-Grant, Robert Foster (Aileen), Vincent Foster (Toni) and Eric Foster (Daisy); brothers, Leon, Winston, and Kermith Graham; her sister, Patricia Graham; 23 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; her goddaughters, Nell Montgomery and Yarri Downey; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by a son, Richard Nathaniel Foster, Jr.; brothers, Calvin and George Graham; and sisters, Mavis and Merle Graham, Hilda Cabell, Elaine Scavella and Shirley Paris.

A celebration of Mrs. Foster’s life and legacy will be held Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 335 Putnam Ave., Hamden. The viewing will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 A.M. The burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.