Jean Foley (Sullivan)
Jean (Sullivan) Foley
Of Waltham, passed away Sunday morning, June 10, 2018 at the Care One nursing home in Lexington, MA. She was 84.
Born and raised in Waltham, she was the second daughter of the late Mortimer and Loretta (King) Sullivan.
Jean married the love of her life and best friend, James A. Foley Jr, 58 years ago. It wasn’t often you would see one without the other. Together, they enjoyed watching the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Patriots. Jean was affectionate, compassionate, quick-witted, simple and happy. She valued home and family, especially her children and grandchildren and had a soft spot for animals. Jean was an active member of the V.F.W. John M. Sullivan Post, which is named after her brother who died in Vietnam.
Besides Jean’s husband, James (Jim) Foley, she is survived by her loving and devoted children Jeanie Foley-Kass of Waltham, James Foley of Waltham and her sisters June Rhodes of Waltham, Dorothy Sullivan Collura of Waltham, Gayle McCue and her husband Frank of Waltham, her sister-in-law Helen Sullivan of Waltham, and her cherished grandchildren Benjamin Kass of Waltham, and Julia Kass of New Hampshire. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Jean was the sister of the late Charles Sullivan, John Sullivan, Tisha Donlon and her husband Thomas and sister-in-law of the late Joseph Rhodes, and mother-in-law of the late William Kass.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service in celebration of Jean's life at the Mary Catherine Chapel at Brasco & Sons, 773 Moody Street, Waltham, MA on Thursday, June 14 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 9 - 11 a.m. Parking attendants will be on duty.