Franklin J. Foley, Jr.

Former Everett teacher, known as “Papa”


Franklin J. Foley Jr., of Everett, entered into eternal rest at home surrounded
by his loving family on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was 82 years old.

Born in South Bend, Indiana, Frank lived in Everett for most of his life. He was retired from the Everett School System where he worked as a classroom teacher and driving school teacher.

Frank also taught driver’s education for Pleasant Auto School. Not wanting to hang around, Frank drove a bus for Greyhound Bus Company for many years. He was affectionately known to all as “Papa”. Beloved husband of the late Frances M. (Wyrocki) for over 56 years. Son of the late Thelma (Jarboe) and Franklin J. Foley. Dear and devoted father of Kathleen Peach and her husband, David of Everett, MaryAnn Covelle and her husband, Christopher of Georgetown, Franklin J. Foley, III and his wife, Mary of Marlborough, Susan McNamara and her husband, Patrick of Stoneham, Michael E. Foley of Tewksbury, Laura Govostes and her husband, Christopher of Everett and Peter Foley and his wife, Justine of Upton. Brother of John Pat Foley of Peabody, Michael Foley and Gerald Foley of Everett, Philip Foley of Hull, Sharon Murphy of Stoneham, Daniel Foley of Saugus, and the late Frances Gudjonsson. Loving Papa of 16 grandchildren. For the safety and well-being of those, they love a graveside service was in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett Monday, Jan. 4. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Franklin’s memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 70 Walnut St., Ste 301, Wellesley, MA 02481 would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.

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