Elizabeth “Betty” Foley, nee McLaughlin, passed away on Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020 at age 95.
The daughter of Veronica and John McLaughlin, she lived in Newark until moving to Bloomfield and later to Forked River. Betty is survived by her children, Bernadette Foley, Joan Eagle, Ruth Gugliociello and husband Carl, Maureen Steele and husband Veldon, James Foley, Jacqueline Foley, Elizabeth Foley Quinlan and husband Jerome, Monica Acerra, and MaryAnn Geller, who gave her 19 wonderful grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister Veronica Quillin, and her sister Anne Rice and husband George, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her sister Agnes Hogan, and her brothers John, Thomas, and Gabriel.
Betty loved family, travel, reading, and dancing. Her legacy is the love she nurtured within her family. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.