Florence Teresa Foster was born on 21 February 1916, in Ashburton, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand. She married Harold Victor Grimmer on 20 November 1940, in Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand. She died on 23 August 1999, in Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 83, and was buried in Auckland, New Zealand.
English: variant of Forster ‘worker in a forest’.
English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’). But other explanations are equally or more likely.
English: from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors’; see Forster 2.