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John Patrick FOLEY Jr.


1923 - 2018 Obituary Condolences Gallery
John P. Foley, Jr., 94, passed away Sept. 5, 2018. A resident of Arcadia since 1961, he moved with his family from New Orleans to Los Angeles. He worked at the Los Angeles Times and retired in 1989 as Deputy Managing Editor. He also taught journalism at Cal State Northridge. In retirement he focused on volunteering in the community with the Los Angeles County Arboretum and the Literacy Program at the Big Bear Library. He leaves behind six children, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was a generous, unassuming, wise and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed.A visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 13 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Douglass & Zook. John's funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 14 at 10:00 AM at Holy Angels Church, Arcadia. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, a charitable donation in his memory towards a tree dedicated in his and his wife's memory to Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation, Attn: John Foley Memorial, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007.Please sign the guestbook at legacy.com/obituaries/pasadenastarnews.
Published in Pasadena Star-News on Sept. 11, 2018
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