Robert J. Foley Sr., 72, served in the Navy for 20 years

Robert J. Foley Sr.
Robert J. Foley Sr.

Robert J. Foley Sr., 72, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. He was born Nov. 8, 1946, to the late Catherine E. and Thomas J. Foley in Portland, Maine.

Mr. Foley served in the U.S. Navy as a welder and retired after 20 years of service. He also worked as a welder for the civil service and retired after 20 years of service.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Foley and Tom Foley.

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Mary C. Foley; children, Robert J. Foley Jr., and his wife, Diana, and Wayne P. Foley, and his wife, Kelly, Catherine Purvis, and her husband, Rodney, Ronald J. Vance Jr., and his wife, Tina, and Mellisa Bennett; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson; and sister, Jean Landry of Portland, Maine.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, with a visitation one hour prior to services at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. A burial will be held at a later date in Rosewood Memorial Park.

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