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Dorothy E. Foley

November 24, 1922 January 23, 2019
Dorothy E. Foley
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Obituary for Dorothy E. Foley

Dorothy E. Foley, 96, of Richland Center, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Pine Valley Community Village. She was born on November 24, 1922 in Gillingham, the daughter of Willis and Winnie (Turner) Allen. She was united in marriage to Edward Foley on February 28, 1948 at St. Mary’s Rectory in Richland Center. They farmed in the Gillingham area from 1948 until their retirement and moved to Richland Center in 1993. Dorothy was a secretary in the office of County Superintendent of Schools for seven years prior to her marriage. She was a poll worker in the Town of Marshall for many years. Dorothy was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and PCCW. She enjoyed playing Euchre with her close friends and grandchildren. She loved her grandchildren and faithfully followed their many sporting events and other activities.
Dorothy is survived by her son Daniel (Koleen) Foley of Westerville, OH, daughter Barbara (Terry) Ryan of Richland Center, six grandchildren: Matthew (Chirstie) Foley, Melissa (Bryce) Adams, Christopher, Sean (Allison), Patrick and Megan Ryan; five great grandchildren, brother-in-law Joseph Bock of Richland Center, and sister-in-law Helen Foley Fahey of Madison.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward in January 1995, sister Carol Bock in May 2006, and nephew Thomas Hanson, in February 1980.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 160 W Fourth St., Richland Center at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 26, 2019 with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:30 AM until the time of the Mass. Memorials may be made to Pine Valley Foundation in Dorothy’s name. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences may be made at prattfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Jan

9:30 AM 1/26/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

160 W. Fourth St
Richland Center, WI 53581

St. Mary's Catholic Church
160 W. Fourth St Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

26

Jan

11:00 AM 1/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

160 W. Fourth St
Richland Center, WI 53581

St. Mary's Catholic Church
160 W. Fourth St Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tenth St
Richland Center, WI 53581

Tenth St Richland Center 53581 WI
United States
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