John C. Foley

November 30, 2021

John C. Foley

John C. Foley – of Burlington, formerly of Jamacia Plain and Mission Hill, died peacefully, November 30th, a day after his 74th birthday. Dear brother of W. Michael Foley, his wife Ruth of Woburn, Monica Tortola, her late husband Fred of Waltham and the late James Foley, Mary Carleton, her late husband James and William Foley, his late wife Catherine. Lovingly survived by 16 nieces and nephews and 27 great-nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his nephew, James M. Foley and his great-niece Sabrina Best. A Funeral will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, December 7th, at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to pay their respects prior to the service from 8:30-10. Burial will take place at a later date. Please, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to the American Kidney Fund 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300 Rockville, Maryland 20852

John C. Foley – of Burlington, formerly of Jamacia Plain and Mission Hill, died peacefully, November 30th, a day after his 74th birthday.

Born in Boston, John was the son of Irish immigrants, the late Sarah (Ford) Foley of County Galway and the late Michael Foley of Kerry and his wife, Bridget (Hogan) of County Clare. John was raised in Boston and graduated from Mission Church High School in Roxbury.

For over 45 years, John worked as a clerk for the US Postal Office in Jamacia Plain.

John was a lifelong and diehard Boston Red Sox fan. He was a season ticket holder of over 30 years and lived for the Red Sox. He enjoyed attending games and following them when they were away, never missing a game.

John is survived and will be deeply missed by his siblings, W. Michael Foley, his wife Ruth of Woburn, Monica Tortola, her late husband Fred of Waltham and the late James Foley, Mary Carleton, her late husband James and William Foley, his late wife Catherine. Lovingly survived by 16 nieces and nephews and 27 great-nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his nephew, James Michael Foley and his great-niece Sabrina Best. 

A Funeral will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, December 7th, at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to pay their respects prior to the service from 8:30-10. Burial will take place at a later date. Please, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to the American Kidney Fund 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300 Rockville, Maryland 20852

A Funeral will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, December 7th, at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to pay their respects prior to the service from 8:30-10. Burial will take place at a later date. Please, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to the American Kidney Fund 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300 Rockville, Maryland 20852

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  1. I will miss John at Sunrise – and will surely miss our talks about the Red Sox, their biggest fan. My condolences to Johns Family.

  2. John was a wonderful man who never complained and always had a kind word and was interested and thoughtful of others. He will be deeply missed by all that had the privilege to know him.

  3. My prayers go out to John’s family which includes many of us at Sunrise. He is thought of daily and will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace John.

  4. John loved his family , the Red Sox , Mission Hill , clam bellies at Castle Island and his desserts. He was a great kid growing up and an even better man. He’ll be missed.

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