Obituary of William J. Foy, Jr.
William J. “Bill” Foy, Jr., 60 of Troy, peacefully entered into eternal life surrounded and in the loving care of his family on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
Born in Troy, he was the son of the late William J. “Bill” and Joan E. Bartlett Foy, Sr. and was a graduate of Troy High School. Bill served in the U.S. Army
Bill helped in the daily operation of Roddy’s Confectionary Store on Sixth Avenue in Troy for many years.
Most of all, Bill loved his family and spending time with them all. He also enjoyed watching baseball and having a “few”.
Beloved father of William J. (Kathleen) Foy, III, Crystal (Robert) Brand, Amber (Christopher) Knight and Cody Sweener, devoted brother of Debra (Rick) Rivet, Laura Foy and Mary Ellen Foy (Karl Loeper), “Poppy” to Julia and Peyton Foy, “Uncle Bert” to Samantha Rivet, also survived by several grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to Bill’s wake on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Avenue (at the corner of 115th Street in Lansingburgh) Troy, NY 12182 as well as to his funeral service which will begin at 11:00 a.m. that morning in the funeral home and be officiated by
Father Randall P. Patterson, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church in Sycaway.
Burial with military honors will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Troy.
Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 3 Washington Sq., Albany, NY 12205 or on-line at www.neny.wish.org in Memory of William J. “Bill” Foy, Jr.
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