Thomas Michael Foley (1942 - 2012)

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Thomas Michael Foley, 69, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away Sept. 8, 2012.

Tom was born Oct. 27, 1942 in Van Wert, Ohio to Gaylord and Vada (Mohler) Foley.

He moved to Greenville in 1954 and graduated from Greenville High School with the class of 1961.

On Dec. 28, 1963, he married the former Etta Mae Bruss. She preceded him in death in 2002.

Tom attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was active as a local business man in Greenville. His previous business ventures included Foley's on Broadway and Mr. R.V. For the last 32 years, he has been the proprietor of the Fairlawn Steakhouse in Greenville.

He enjoyed spending his winters in Florida and visiting Northern Michigan in the summer. He loved spending time with his grandkids and nephews and going boating.

He is survived by his fiancé, Judy Whittaker; son and daughter-in-law, Pat and Kandy Foley of Greenville; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and James Forse of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister, Kathleen "Foley" Custer of Greenville, Ohio; four grandchildren Megan Foley, Molly, Jack and Madelyn Forse; and nephews, Jacob and Caleb Custer.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. A celebration of Tom's life will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 233 W. Third St., Greenville, Ohio, with the Rev. John White, celebrant. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic School, 238 W. Third St., Greenville, Ohio.

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Published in The Daily Advocate from Sept. 9 to Sept. 12, 2012
Thomas M. Foley
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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 | Greenville, OH 45331 | (937) 548-4141
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