Nelson A. Foley


Nelson A. Foley, 83, of Batavia, passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Hildebrandt Hospice Care Facility in Rochester.

Nelson was born June 30, 1937 in Moira, a son of the late Ross and Marian (Bowman) Foley, Sr.

A member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia, Nelson loved racing, watching wrestling, tinkering on cars and jigsaw puzzles.

Surviving are his step-children, Karen (Randy) Becker of Corfu and Brian (Wendy) Smith of East Bethany; brothers, Donald (late Mary Margaret) Foley of Spencerport and Dennis (Betty) Foley of Le Roy; a sister-in-law, Janette Foley of Warsaw; step-grandchildren, Jason Becker, Stacy Malone, Sarah Malone and Samuel Malone, eight step-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceded in death by his wife, Shirley M. Foley, a brother, Ross Foley, Jr. and a sister, Loretta (late Ed) Loranty.

Calling hours are Friday from 12 to 1 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia, where services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, PO Box 403, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, New York 14021,

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Arrangements for Nelson were entrusted to the H.E Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

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