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Robert E. Foley
  • American Cancer Society
    30 Speen St
    Framingham, MA 01701

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“Maureen, Kathy and Rob,Your dad was such a great guy! I really enjoyed knowing him. My thoughts are with you as he joins your mom.Best,Mary Beth Fahey ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Beth Fahey - Andover, MA

“So sorry for your loss. Love you all! R.I.P. Bob! XO ❤ ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Lou Danehy - Family

“Rest in eternal peace Bob ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin Lopes - Wakefield, MA

“Oh my heart be still . . . . just now read this - would fly up to Wakefield to see you but would not be able to make it through rush hour traffic!I...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Janice Kiss - Holbrook, MA

“Maureen, we were so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Unfortunately we are away but I'm sending hugs and prayers to you and your family.L ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie & Joe Dibenedetto - MA

“Kathy, Maureen, and Rob,So sorry to hear about your dad. Your entire family is in our hearts and prayers. Sending hugs and comfort from Florida...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Deb Pappas - North Port, FL

“So sorry for your loss, R.I.P. Bob. You will be with Mary now! God Bless the Foley family. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Lou Danehy - Englewood, FL

“Kathy, Rob and family, my sincerest condolences and sadness at the death of Bob. He was the consummate friend and gentleman. I know he will be...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: J.B. &Valerie Maxwell - Arlington, MA

“Goodbye my dearest friend! I shall remember all the wonderful times we had and the great conversations. I shall miss you more than words can express...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: J.B. Maxwell - Arlington, MA

“My deepest sympathies to the family n friends. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Lamb - South grafton, MA

“Maureen and Family, Sorry for your loss. My Sympathy. May your Father rest in peace and peptual light shine upon him. Maureen met your Father the...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Jack Lynch - Wakefield, MA


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Robert E. Foley, age 79, a longtime Wakefield resident, died Tuesday, October 3 at his residence.

Born in Woburn on November 20, 1937 he was the son of the late Edward and Evelyn (Lundin) Foley.

Mr. Foley was raised in Woburn and was a graduate of Keith Academy in Lowell. Having lived in Wakefield since 1962 he was very involved in the community. Mr. Foley was a town Constable for many years and had run the Americal Civic Center for a number of years, as well as being involved in the North Shore Model Railroad Club. He was also a dedicated parishioner of St. Joseph Church and was a member and past manager of the Conquistadors. Mr. Foley had worked in the Automotive industry and held many positions throughout his career.

He was the beloved husband of the late Mary P. (Danehy) Foley. He was the loving father of Maureen Yamartino and her husband John of Lynn, Kathleen Molhan and her husband David of No. Reading, and Robert Foley, Jr. of Woburn. He was the brother of Julie West of NH. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Katelyn and her sister Jillian Yamartino, Amanda Cooper and her husband Zachary, Kevin Molhan and his wife Sarah, and Brett Molhan.

Funeral from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield at 10am. Interment will be private. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday from 3-7pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-1800.