Allen M. Foley

August 25, 1930February 19, 2013

Old Saybrook

Allen M. Foley of Old Saybrook died on February 19, 2013. He was born on August 25,1930 in Hartford and grew up in the South End. He enlisted in the Army in 1947. In 1951 he became a steamfitter and was a proud member of the Steamfitters Local 218. Allen had a lifelong passion for golf. He began playing as a boy in Goodwin Park, and had been a member at Rockledge C.C., Clinton C.C., Black Hall C.C., and Fenwick C.C.. In addition, he was a lifetime Elks Club member and was active at the Westbrook Elks Club. Allen was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 55 years, Leona F. Foley, and his two brothers, Bertrand Foley and Daniel Foley. He leaves behind his five grateful children and their spouses, Martin Foley, Kathleen Foley Marshall, Kevin and Mary Foley, Thomas and Regina Foley, and Aileen and James Foley-Troy. And five loving grandchildren, Jason, Matthew, and Gabriel Simoni, and Timothy and Maeve Foley. A funeral mass will be held at St. John’s Catholic Church in Old Saybrook on Saturday, February 23 at 10am. The burial will be Monday, February 25th at 11am at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy, Suilte 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or online at For online tributes and condolences, please visit Swan Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 23, 2013

Allen M. Foley

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Rocky Stone

March 2, 2013

Kathy, just heard about this. So sorry for your loss, he was a good man who will be be missed.

February 24, 2013

My Sincere condolences on the passing of your dad. Your Parents were friends with my Parents, I remember them playing cards @ our house with other couples.

Steve McGirr

The O'Herlihy Family

February 22, 2013

Al was a wonderful man and not a bad golfer either! He will be missed. RIP.

February 22, 2013

Sorry for your loss.
Bill Sinnott

Corinne Kilty

February 22, 2013

With our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. The Terray Family

Josh Hoyt

February 22, 2013

Your father was a pleasure to work with. He will be missed. Our hearts and prayers are with you.