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Dorothy Foley

October 23, 2018 ~ May 11, 2018

Dorothy Foley of Marlborough, beloved Wife, Mother and Daughter of the late John and Lydia Bagot passed away peacefully on May 11th 2018 after a long courageous battle with multiple myeloma. She was 78 years young.  Dorothy was born in Hartford, CT on October 23rd 1939. She was a graduate of East Hartford High in 1955. In November of 1960 she married her longtime partner and husband William (Bill) Foley and eventually moved to Marlborough in 1972 where they settled down to raise their five children (And a whole ton of animals). Dorothy enjoyed cooking and baking so much, the family will miss her super yummy cupcakes and her unbelievable homemade apple pies. It was that passion that lead her and Bill to open up an Ice Cream shop (sweets and treats) in the early 80’s and eventually two food establishments to follow, Foley Place, and Country Chicken and Ribs. Not surprisingly, Dorothy later took a job to care for people who were in need; she enjoyed helping others so much. Dorothy spent her spare time gardening, chit chatting with the locals, and serving on many boards and commissions, including the Marlborough ambulance, Parks and Recreation and the Democratic Town Committee. She was a faithful member of Saint John Fisher Church in Marlborough, CT. Her real joys in life were her Children, Grandchildren, and Great Grandchildren. The memories she shared with them will last their lifetimes. She is survived by her Brother Edward Bagot of Glastonbury, four Children Denise Vashalifski of Marlborough Patricia Zaino of East Hampton, Timothy Foley and his wife Cheryl of Marlborough, James Foley and his Wife Jennifer of Colchester. Grandchildren, Scott, Heather, David, Wesley, Racheal, Connor, Ryan, Kyle, Ethan, Kevin, Kayleigh, Justin, Carolyn, and Jesse. Great Grandchildren, Hanna, Emilie Rival, Gage, Ryker, Cason, and Memphis. She was predeceased by her Husband William (Bill) Foley, son David Foley, twin Brothers Michael and John and her Sister Peggy Bagot. The family would like to give thanks to Mom’s many friends from the community, including her community housing pals and all who gave their best to care for Mom during her time of need, especially Karan and Dr. Alekshun of starling physicians. Visitation will be held at Spencer Funeral Home on Wednesday May 16th from 5pm until 7pm. A funeral service will be held at Spencer Funeral Home on Thursday May 17th at 11am. Following the service, friends and family are encouraged to join us at the American Legion hall in Marlborough for food, beverage and to remember Dorothy (our gift from God). Donations can be made to the Marlborough Ambulance Association.

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