Phyllis Foley

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A memorial service for Phyllis arbara (Applegate) Foley, 91, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 23, at the Chapel of Bristol Glen in Newton. Visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mrs. Foley died at the Harris Health Care Center at Bristol Glen on August 12. Born in Orange, she was raised in Montclair and moved to Livingston in 1947. She had been a resident of Newton since 2007. Mrs. Foley, a graduate of Montclair High School, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, stationed at Brooklyn Naval Hospital as a pharmacist mate 2nd class in 1943 and 1944. Prior to her retirement in 1986, Mrs. Foley was a school secretary at Harrisonand Hillside Schools in Livingston for 24 years. She was a member of the Livingston Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and served as a deacon for many years. At Bristol Glen, she served on the Spiritual Life Committee and was an active member of the Veterans Group at Bristol Glen. She was predeceased by her husband of almost 54 years, Eugene F.  oley Sr., in 1998, and her sisters, Joyce Klaber and Lillian Irene Castle. Surviving Mrs. Foley are four children, Eugene Foley and his partner, Linn Parziale of Woburn, Massachusetts; Richard Foley of Centennial,Colorado; Judith and Mark Hallock  of Frankford Township; and Stuart and Anne Foley; of Turku, Finland. She is also survived by a brother, Stanely Applegate; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. On-line condolences can be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com. The family would appreciate that gifts in Mrs. Foley's memory be made to America's Vet Dogs/Veterans K-9 Corps, 371 East Main Street, Smithtown, New York 11787 (www.VetDogs.org).

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