We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Phalen Funeral Home
Avid traveler, sun lover and Torrington native Gail Foster, 63, passed away suddenly Aug. 5 at UConn John Dempsey Hospital. Born July 22, 1959, she was the daughter of Chester and Elsie (Boratko) Suhovski, both deceased.
An honors graduate of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School in Torrington in 1977, Gail graduated with a B.S. degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 1982. Between 1983 and her retirement in 2019 she worked as a pharmacist for Veterans Affairs medical centers in Los Angeles, Denver, Philadelphia and Newington.
Gail married OWTS classmate Carl Foster in 1984. In addition to her husband, she leaves a son, Jordan; a daughter, Chelsea; and several cousins.
Gail enjoyed traveling and attended Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Atlanta and London. She also vacationed in Italy, Hawaii and the Caribbean. A sun lover, she divided her time between homes in Avon and Jupiter, Fla.
Gail’s life will be remembered and celebrated between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday (Aug. 13) at Phalen Funeral Home (www.phalenfuneral.com) in Torrington. A brief service will begin at 11:30 a.m. where friends will be encouraged to share their memories. Masks are required.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gail’s memory made be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (www.msfocus.org).