John J. Foley
Fr. John J. Foley, SJ
John J. Foley


July 7, 2014

To: Jeremy W. Lanford

ChiiDet Provincial Asst. Communications

From: John 1. Foley, SJ.

Arrupe House Jesuit Community L.U.

Re: Update of self-written Obituary and Funeral Planning Worksheet

Dear Jeremy,

Since I tum 89 next week, I thought I'd better update what you have on me in your file

concerning final arrangements. I'm in good health and would be surprised if you needed

this soon.

Obituary: Rev. John J. Foley, S.J., son ofthe late parents, John and Blanche Foley, died

day/mo/year at following complications of . Raised in Oak

Park, IL in St. Giles and St. Edmund parishes, Fr. Foley graduated from Fenwick H.s.. in

1944 and entered the Unites States Marine Corps with service at Eniwetok and action at

Okinawa in the last battle of WWII. In 1946, he entered the Society of Jesus, with novitiate

in Milford, Ohio, and philosophical and theological studies at the former Jesuit college

at West Baden, Indiana. Following ordination in 1959, he earned Masters Degrees

at Loyola University Chicago, St. Louis University, and pursued further studies at the Jesuit

School of Theology, Berkeley, CA. In teaching and pastoral work, Fr. Foley had been

assigned to the former St. Xavier High School in downtown Cincinnati and its relocation

in Finneytown, and at Milford Novitiate, St. Mary ofthe Lake Seminary, St. Ignatius College

Prep, Bellarmine Hall Retreat House, Loyola University Dental School, Director of

the Jesuit Seminary Association, Pastor of St. Ignatius Church in Chicago and for over 35

years in various positions at Loyola Academy, Wilmette. A funeral Mass was celebrated

at Madonna della Strada Chapel, Loyola University with burial at All Saints Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Jesuit Office of Advancement, 2029 Sedgwick, Chicago,

IL 60614-4790. (Cf. attached photo)

Funeral Planning Worksheet:

1. Obituary (Cf. above)

2. Quotes: Mr/Mrs J. Paul Antonello (nephew) 4951 Brummel, Skokie, IL (Cell 847-274-

0337); Mrs. Eleanor Buron 390 S. Rush Haven Circle, The Woodlands,Texas,

77381 (Cell 630-302-39530); Dr. Elaine Lee, PhD, 3908 Radcliffe Dr., Northbrook, IL

60062 (Cell 847-370-1958); Robert Bates, 1625 Sheridan Road (#208), Wilmette, IL (847-


3. Newspapers for obit: Tribune, Sun Times, Wilmette Life.

Memorial Card:

1. Cf. attached photo.

2. Prayer Suscipe

3. Memorial cards: Province communities and "Quotes" people above.

Durable Power o(Attorney: (Should be on file in province office)

Living Will: None; Last Will& T: Signed-Last Vows; Personal Items:No; Organ Donor: No.

User -IDIPassword: jfoley(@, Bank: Chase, Dev/Brdway 4782002024484083

Sa/e:x; CreditCards:Discover: 6011007010099223(05/19) AmEx 373190864592009(01117)

Informative pbone calls to relatives wben Fr. Foley dies.

To: Jeremy Langford

From: Fr. Foley

Re: Addendun to Funeral Planning Worksheet.

Dear Jeremy,

My immediate family (parents and three sisters) are deceased. I have a nephew (Paul Antonello

in Skokie) and a niece (Mary Pawlowski in Arlington Heights). Other nieces and nephews live

far away across the United States. To inform my relatives of my death, please begin with Paul

Antonello (Cell: 847-274-0337). Tellhim first to phone my niece Carol Barker in North Carolina

(Cell: 503-867-4022). Ask him to have her call her siblings (my nieces and nephews-who live in

Califomia,Colorado, Michigan and Connecticut). Next, ask Paul to call my niece Mary Pawlowski

(Cell: 224-374-5779). Finally, would you please call two close friends of mine: Mrs. Eleanor

Buron who lives in Texas (Cell: 630-302-3953) and Dr. Elaine Lee, PhD in Northbrook (Cell:

847-370-1958). Thank you very much.


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