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Margaret G. Foy
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Obituary for Margaret G. Foy

Margaret G. Foy, age 90, of Naperville, IL passed away on February 9, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Residence. She was born January 11, 1928 in County Mayo, Ireland.

Margaret is survived by her daughters Marykay (Tim Vezeau) Foy and Margaret (Tom) Shields; son Jim (Janine) Foy; grandchildren Christopher Vezeau, Annie and Katie Shields, and James Foy; great grandson William Vezeau; sister Martha Gurren of Galway, Ireland. She is preceded in death by her husband James A. Foy; brother Patrick Gurren; grandson Caton Vezeau.

Margaret immigrated from Kilkelly, Co. Mayo, Ireland in 1949 to Chicago, IL. She was a member of St. Clara’s Catholic Church in Chicago from 1949-1956, and served as a receptionist in the rectory. After marrying James in 1953, they moved their family to Longwood Manor on the southside of Chicago where they became members of St. Margaret of Scotland. In 1970, they moved to Palatine where they raised their family. She was a devout member of Theresa’s Parish in Palatine. She was a faithful volunteer at St. Joseph’s Home for the Elderly in Palatine. She was employed by the Irish Boutique as sales clerk from 1977-1990. She resided in St. Louis with her daughter for 12 years before coming to St. Patrick’s as a resident in 2015. She will be fondly remembered for her witty sense of humor, “Irish crac”, and hospitality. She was a cherished wife, mother, and grandmother.

Family and friends to gather Monday, February 12 for 9:00AM visitation until time of Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM at St. Patrick’s Residence 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563.

Interment Holy Sepulcher Catholic Cemetery, Alsip, IL.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Margaret’s memory, donations to St. Patrick’s Residence in her memory would be appreciated.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

For more information, please call (630)355-0213.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

12

Feb

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Service

Monday

12

Feb

10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery

6001 W. 111th Street
Alsip, Illinois 60803


Memorial Contribution

St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563
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