Obituary of Joshua Bernard Foley
Joshua Bernard Foley, 32, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018 in Reston, VA. He was born on June 19, 1986 to Bernard E. Foley, Sr. and Janice A. Foley in Warwick, NY.
He graduated Walton Central School in 2004. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served from Sept. 2004 - Sept. 2008, with 3 of those years served in Seoul, South Korea.
During his service and following an honorable discharge he worked as a Counterintelligence Agent, possessing Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI Access. He is a decorated Veteran, receiving awards for good conduct and honorable achievements. Upon returning to the United States, he resided in Virginia. After several years employed in the field of Counterintelligence, he expanded his skill set to include mechanics and welding.
In his free time, Joshua enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved singing karaoke, Renaissance Festivals, go-karting, Dungeons & Dragons, assembling/painting Warhammer figurines, gaming/computers, collecting swords and specialty knives, and he recently started brewing his own Mead. He loved and protected his family and friends fiercely and was extremely proud of his heritage and upbringing.
Having a large family, he is survived by many brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins etc; Including his Mother, Janice Foley; Sisters and Brothers, Helen and Shawn Murphy, Nicole Hodorovych and Brian McNamara, Jenna and Brad Skinner, BrieJanice and Paul Freese, John Christopher and Tracey Foley, Bernard E. Jr. and Patricia Foley, Gerald Foley, Angela and Ruben Espada, Samantha and Salvatore Fiduccia, Tamara Foley-Monaco; Nieces and Nephews, Ashleigh Murphy, Cameron Murphy, Collin Hodorovych, Megan McNamara, Kaitlyn McNamara, Carter McNamara, Katrina Skinner, Matthew Skinner, and Malcolm Skinner.
Joshua was predeceased by his Father, Bernard E. Foley, Sr. in 2004.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Joshua’s life will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12pm, located at the First United Methodist Church in Walton, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family ask all donations are made to: Give An Hour Charity (a Non-Profit organization that assists Veterans suffering from mental health issues) in Memory of Joshua Foley; Donations can be made online at https://giveanhour.org