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Foley, Helen

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Helen Eileen (Graves) Foley, a resident of Dedham, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Norwood Hospital.  She was 85.  Helen was born January 18, 1932 in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts the only child of William Walter and Pearl Anne (Tate) Graves, immigrants from Nova Scotia, Canada. Helen was the wife of the late Robert Charles Foley who predeceased her in 2011 and is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Foley, and her fiancé William Nickerson, of Dedham, and Kathleen McDermott of Holyoke.  Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 4 to 8 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham.  Relatives and friends will gather at the funeral home Thursday starting at 9 am and proceed to St. Anne’s Church, 82 West Milton Street, Readville for Her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o clock.  Interment will follow in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.  In lieu of flowers donation in memory of Helen’s love of animals (especially horses) may be made to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Clifford Bouvier
    February 14th, 2017 | 5:23 pm

    My sincere condolences to the Foley family. May your lovely mother rest in peace and be welcomed into Gods loving embrace.

  2. Leslie and Joe Pouliot
    February 14th, 2017 | 9:10 pm

    It is with great sadness that we learned about Eileen’s passing. We have very fond memories of our years on Kimball Road chatting with Jo and Eileen out front on a daily basis. She was a wonderful person and a great neighbor! So very sorry for your loss, Patty and Kathy! Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers!
    With sympathy,
    Leslie and Joe Pouliot

  3. Terri Sohl
    February 14th, 2017 | 9:11 pm

    My sincerest condolences to you Patty & your sister. Im sorry I never had the pleasure of meeting your Mother but through the stories and pictures you shared, I am saddened too by her loss. May the memories of her bring you comfort and her love always fill your heart.

  4. Sophia parnicky
    February 15th, 2017 | 7:38 am

    Kathy my sincere heartfellt sorry on the passing of your mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    May she Rest In Peace ..She is now in a better place.

  5. Debbi Gambon
    February 15th, 2017 | 8:56 am

    Patty & Kathy,
    Please accept my sympathy on the passing of your Mom. Many many memories from Sunset Ave , Forest Hills to Kimball Rd. Cherish all these memories, they will forever live on. She is at peace now & with Bob. She will forever be in your heart. Love Deb

  6. Earskin Sloan
    February 15th, 2017 | 8:56 am

    My deepest condolences to you and your family. May God’s love and grace give you comfort in your time of grief.

  7. Laurie Afonso
    February 15th, 2017 | 9:23 am

    Kathy.. I was very saddened to hear about the loss of your Mom. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

  8. Maggie Cincotta
    February 15th, 2017 | 9:29 am

    My condolences to the all of the family and friends during this tough time.

  9. Michael Dusza
    February 15th, 2017 | 1:51 pm

    Kathy, I’m sorry to hear about your mom, I just want you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

  10. Kate Sullivan
    February 16th, 2017 | 8:41 am

    Kathy, Patty and Bill: Prayers to all. She was a lovely and spirited woman. Patty said it best to me: “My mother’s time has come”. God rest your soul and give you peace, “Ma”. Your girls did a great job in seeing you through your difficult journey.

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