Kathleen Alice Foley, a former resident of Westchester County, New York, in White Plains, Bedford, and Tuckahoe/Eastchester, and more recently in Beacon, New York passed away on September 12, 2023. She was 81 years old. She was born in Yonkers, New York on September 3, 1942, the daughter of the late Arthur W. and Edith Evelyn (nee Conti) Foley.
Kathleen attended St. Denis Parochial School and later graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers, New York. She went onto Mount St. Vincent’s College in Riverdale, New York, then St. Francis of Loretto in Pennsylvania where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. She was a school teacher for several years; starting at Gorton High School in Yonkers, New York; then later in the White Plains Public Schools while raising her son.
Kathy enjoyed gourmet cooking, travel and fashion. She loved socializing with friends and family at holiday parties and gatherings.
Kathleen is survived by her one brother Robert C. Foley (Mary) of Cortlandt Manor, New York, and two sisters: Edith Chiocca and Jacqueline Sivco, both of Texas. She is also survived by six nieces and nephews and nine grand nieces and nephews, and an extended family across the U.S. and Italy. Sadly, she was predeceased by her beloved son, Robert Battista, in August 2001. In addition to her son and parents, she was predeceased by her brother Arthur Thomas Foley, formerly of Yonkers and Peekskill.
Her family will gather to remember her life on Sunday, September 24th, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508 with a prayer service at 3 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held privately at the Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, where Kathleen will be laid to rest with her family. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.LibbyFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers her family wishes for memorial donations be made in her Kathy's memory to: Freedom Gardens for the Handicapped, 1680 Strawberry Road, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547; www.freedomgardensny.com
Freedom Gardens for the Handicapped
1680 Strawberry Road, Mohegan Lake NY 10547