Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Ed Foy '60

Hre's an obituary on one of our class members.  Ed Foy's name appears in the 1960 Pot O' Gold, but without an accompanying photo.  His picture is in the 1959 yearbook. 

--Ron Thompson

FOY Edward V.

Edward V. Foy, age 66, of Toledo, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 29, 2009, in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born October 24, 1942 to Edward and Annabelle (Vance) Foy in Toledo.  Edward was a 1960 graduate of Devilbiss High School.  After graduation he joined the U.S. Airforce, serving our country proudly.   He was employed in the Tire Industry for over 25 years before retiring.   Edward was an avid golfer, even accomplishing 3 holes-in-one. He was a huge sports fan and will be truly missed by all for his sports trivia and his quick wit. Edward was an eager fan of the Boston Red Sox, Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Chicago Bears.

He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, J. Michael Foy.  Edward is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Nola M. Foy; children, Anthony (Liz Smith) Foy and Amy (Jake) Hake; stepson, Brent (Amy) Harbaugh; grandchildren, Conner and Logan Hake and Jackson Harbaugh; siblings, Patricia Foy, Dennis (Terry) Foy, Kathleen James and Timothy (Nancy) Foy; his canine companions, Mickey and Buddie "Lil Joe"; and several nieces, nephews and dear friends.

The family will receive guests on Wednesday from 3 - 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd. (419-473-0300) with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m.  Funeral   Services will begin Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.  Officiating will be Fr. James Auth.

Those wishing to make monetary donations are asked to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Victory   Center of Toledo. To leave a special message for the Foy family please visit www.NewcomerToledo.com

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