Gerard Foley

Gerard Charles "Jerry" Foley

Monday, August 31st, 1959 - Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Gerard “Jerry” Charles 59 of Matthews, NC, formerly of Mansfield & South Boston, MA, passed away peacefully at home on July 8, 2019.

Beloved husband of Karen (Burke). Son of the late James and Anne  (Higgins) Foley.  Loving father of Kerri Elliot and her husband Brian and grandfather of Rachael Kelly, Rebecca Elliot and great granddaughter Adalynn Kelly. Dear brother of James P. Foley Jr., his wife Francie, Anne Marie Dillon, her husband Jeff, Jeanne Feltch, her husband Chuck, Richard D. Foley and his wife Lauragene and many wonderful nieces and nephews.  Jerry will also be missed by the many friends he made over the years at the Beantown and Foxboro VFW.
Jerry worked for many years as an optician at the Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary in Boston, MA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jerry’s memory can be made to Novant Health Hospice, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, July 12th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Friday, July 12th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Gaskin Funeral Services
    14617 B West Lawyers Rd.
    MATTHEWS, NC 28104
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Gary Griffin

Posted at 09:52am
Jerry will be greatly missed his fabulous smile radiated through many hearts of many, his kind demeanor and conversations i will always cherish. Finally a breath of fresh air for my friend. Happy trails,
Fly high, soar and RIP Jerry until we meet again.
Your friend Gary Griffin

Amanda Lockwood

Posted at 04:51pm
I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending love your way across the universe.

Marlene Jernigan

Posted at 08:41am
Jerry will be missed by all of us. Marlene, Carol and George. Loving neighbors condolences.
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