Alice M. Foley, 87


Southborough – Alice M. (Thistle) Foley, 87, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, May 23, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Robert R. Foley, who died in 1984.

Alice was also predeceased by her son, Robert R. Foley Jr., who was killed in 1968 while serving in Vietnam. Left to mourn her loss are her surviving children, Pauline O”Malley and her husband James of West Yarmouth, Kathryn O”Neill and her husband Richard of Natick, John Foley and his wife Lori of Georgia, Laurie Duggan of Texas, James Perry and his wife Gina of Texas, Sheryl Johnson and her husband Ronald of Florida, Edward Foley and his wife Linda of California, Lorraine Williams and her husband Stephen of Westborough, James Foley and his wife Leslie of Southborough, and Patricia Foley of Milford, and a sister, Elsie Macari of Watertown. She was also predeceased by her brother, James Thistle, and her sister, Joan Yokell.

Alice had a deep love for all her nieces, nephews, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had lived in Southborough for the last 50 years; was a “GOLD STAR MOTHER,” a member of Saint Matthew Parish, the Catholic Women's Club, and the Southborough Senior Center.

Her funeral Mass was held May 28 at Saint Matthew Church of Southborough, with burial in Southborough Rural Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to “The Jen Duggan Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund” at the University of Texas at Austin, P.O. Box Y, Austin, TX 78713-8925.

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