Carol Lasky Foster\n\nBeloved wife, mother, sister, and daughter. \n"Christmas Carol" was born December 2, 1947, in \nButler, PA and was the firstborn of Samuel and \nEleanor Lasky's nine children.\n\nCarol entered Heaven on Sunday, December 26th at \nhome surrounded by loved ones after and a long and \ncourageous battle with Parkinson's Disease.\n\nCarol turned her passion for fine art and antiques \ninto a career appraising them. She studied under the \nrenowned Recco Lupino of Washington, PA and earned \nher certification from ASA. Many Butler locals \nlooked forward to her antique and estate sales and \nappreciated her ability to identify their most \nprecious belongings. Among her higher profile \nappraisals were Hartwood Acres and the Heinz \nCorporation artifacts.\n\nShe also enjoyed playing the piano and painting. Her \noil painting of the face of Jesus has deeply touched \nthe hearts of hundreds across the world.\n\nCarol always brought a fun-loving spirit to our \nlarge family gatherings.\n\nCarol was preceded in death by her beloved parents \nSamuel Lasky and Eleanor DeMatteis Lasky and many \naunts, uncles, and cousins.\n\nSurviving are her loving and devoted husband of 52 \nyears (David Foster), two precious daughters (Laura \nMorrow and Desirae Foster), two dear grandsons (Luke \nand David Morrow), eight cherished siblings (Tom \nLasky, Dianne Lasky, Sherry Dreher, Kathy Yoder, \nCindy Six, Sam Lasky, Elaine Wagner, and Tim Lasky), \nas well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and \ncousins.\n\nSpecial thanks to Hospice VNA and her wonderful \ncaregivers.\n\nCarol will be sorely missed by her family, but they \nrejoice that her chains are broken as she now dances \nwith Jesus in Heaven.\n\nFriends will be received Wednesday, December 29, \n2021, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Thursday, December 30, \n2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Thompson - Miller \nFuneral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, \nPA, with a Blessing Service with Rev. John Baver, \nofficiating.\n\nBurial will take place in the St. Peter R. C. \nCemetery.\n\nMemorial donations may be made to The Western \nPennsylvania Parkinson's Foundation, 575 Lincoln \nAve., Bellevue, PA 15202.