Bill Foley of Warwick, NY, died November 3, 2008 surrounded by his loving family and friends. The son of the late Marion Foley, he was born October 12, 1937 in Warwick, NY. He was predeceased by his son, Christopher and his uncle, James Henry.
Bill is survived by his devoted and beloved wife, Regina. Bill and Regina were lifelong partners and friends in a journey of love and laughter for over 52 years. Their loving relationship was an example to all. Bill was an exceptional father who was unwavering in his love and affection for his daughters, Kathleen Smith, her husband, Charles, Patricia Sircable, her husband, Raymond and Colleen Foley. Bill was the proud grandfather of Joshua and Alexis Smith, Heather, Russell, Amber and Sarah Sircable and great-granddaughter, Kennedy Smith. He is survived by his cherished aunt, Clara Henry and his cousin, Raymond Evans and his wife, Caroline.
Bill's beautiful soul was revealed in his warm smile, the laughter in his eyes and his heart much bigger than his size. His sense of wonder and awe of nature, art, music and beauty was a gift to all who knew him.
Bill shared his time and heart with the old, the young, the sick, the poor and the lonely. He was a kind and giving friend who let you be yourself. He was a gift of love, kindness and acceptance that will be truly missed. Bill enriched all of our lives and we are better for it.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 8, from 12-4 p.m. at the Foley Residence in Warwick, NY. As his final gift, Bill has donated his body to the New York Medical College.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550; Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry, 135 Forrester Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990; the Brian Ahearn Children's Fund, P.O. Box 550, Warwick, NY 10990 or a charity of your choice.
Published in the Times Herald-Record on 11/6/2008 ... from
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