Paul R. Foley, age 86, husband of Anges M. (Kovach) Foley, of South St., Pottstown, died Sunday evening at his residence.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Joseph L. and Mary (Christman) Foley.
Paul worked at Dana Corp., in Pottstown, for 38 years. He later worked for Wanish Limousine service in Pottstown, and for Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, in Pottstown, for fifteen years.
He was U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II. He was a member of St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Pottstown, where he ran the Bingo at the church for 36 years, and was a member of the St. Aloysius Senior Citizen Group. He is also a member of the Pottstown V.F.W. post #780. Paul was very involved, at one time, with little league, and American Legion baseball, and softball, in the Pottstown area.
Surviving with his wife of 63 years, is a son, Paul R., Jr. husband of Jill Foley, of Leesburg Va., and a daughter, Jan Marie Foley, and friend, David Knoll, both of Mertztown Pa., along with a sister, Lucille Schirl, of Monocacy. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Matthew and Christopher Foley, in addition to, two great grandchildren, Braden and Landon Foley, and a step grandson, Tristan.
A prayer service will be held at 9:15 AM on Thursday, at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin St. Pottstown, with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 AM in St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Hanover & Beech Sts., Pottstown, with the Rev. Angelo Hernandez, officiating. Burial will be in St. Aloysius New Cemetery, Lower Pottsgrove Twp. Friends may call on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 P M, and also on Thursday from 8:30 to 9:15 AM, at the funeral home.