Freda M. Fourman - November 12, 2008

SELKIRK – Freda M. Fourman, 88, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at the Hospice Inn St. Peter’s Hospital.  Freda was living with her daughter in Coeymans but had been a resident of Selkirk for many years.

     Freda was a member of the Bethlehem Grange and the First Reformed Church of Bethlehem.

     Survivors include her son Stephen (Shirley) Fourman;  daughter, Donna (Kevin) Boyd;  daughter-in-law, Mary Helen Carhart Fourman Shonk;  grandchildren, Bruce and Scott Fourman, Amy Boyd Nistico and Jessica Boyd Rafferty, Michael, Jason and Christopher Fourman;  and 9 great-grandchildren.  Freda was predeceased by her husband Luther G. Fourman, Sr., son Luther G. Fourman, Jr., and sisters, Eleanor Dahl and Elizabeth Polanski.

     Funeral services will be held 10 AM Friday, November 14th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Selkirk.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, today, from 4 to 7 PM.

     Contributions in memory of Freda may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.