Carol Grace Foehner, 79, of Union, New Jersey passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, January 04, 2020 within the comfort of her home.
Carol was born on December 23, 1940 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Grace (nee Murray) Feehan.
She was the kindest person you would ever meet, virtuous in her faith, and forever loving to all those around her. Soft spoken and friendly, she lived a beautiful, fulfilled life as a devoted wife and steadfast, compassionate mother. Her joy was in her selfless duty to family and their well-being, whose love continues to illuminate from Heaven upon those blessed to have known her gentle soul. In her spare time, she enjoyed ceramics, bowling, crocheting, reading, and completing crossword puzzles. Carol also taught bible study at New Providence Presbyterian Church and was a parishioner of St. Michael’s Church, Union, NJ.
Carol was predeceased by her husband, Robert G. Foehner, daughter, Karen A. O’Connor, and sister, Ann “Nancy” Melahn. She was the loving mother of sons Robert J. Foehner (Debra Freibott) and Christopher G. Foehner (Romina); cherished grandmother of Krista Jakubowski (Brian), Sean Hosp (Jacquie), Patrick O’Connor, Sarah Clark (Rashad), Jacob Foehner, Jacquelynn Foehner, and Abraham Foehner; and great-grandmother of Isabelle, Alexandra, Mila, Ben, Daniel, Dante, and Summer. In addition, she is survived by sisters Eleanor Gutkowski and Margaret “Peggy” Fletcher.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:15 am on Friday, January 10, 2020 at St. Michael’s Church, 1212 Kelly Street, Union, NJ 07083. Cremation is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol’s memory can be made to support medical research into the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease online at http://giving.mountsinai.org/ADRC, or by mail: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Attention: Dr. Mary Sano; Icahn School of Medicine; 1 Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1230; New York, NY 10029.
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