4th of July 2021 with fireworks bursting into the night sky Melisa Dalton Foster reached her hand high and grabbed God's. Our beloved Missy known by many Mom, Auntie m, was known for her kindness and generosity and was recognized by family and friends as a kind soul who had plenty of room for love in her heart. She cared for all forms of life, from people to cats, dogs, and even pigs. Nature was her second home and the beach was her oasis. Melisa is survived by her parents Dorothy and Robert Minor her siblings Steven, Denise, and Melanie her life partner Rich and her 3 children Melinda, Patrick, and Robin as well as her 4 grandchildren Jaiden, Skyeland, Johnny Jr., And Melusina along with the countless number of family and friends she has held near and dear to her heart. We are comforted by the thought that her Dad Milford Foster and the people she missed the most Uncle Bernie and Aunt Janet Shockley will be by her side. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 11 - 1 pm at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River.