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“Scott will be in my prayers forever. Growing up my most fond memories were the time we spent as children at our family reunions at the home of...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Gene Kelley - Family

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Christine, Matthew, Andrew, and Scott, and all of Scott´s family. May you find strength and comfort surround...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Sheila Lapointe (VNA)

“Please accept our deepest sympathy Christine and family for your loss. We will all miss his kindness and very helpful nature. Scott and I worked at...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Nitin Shah - Northborough, MA

“Sincere condolences from a fellow Crusader, Class of 1973. Although he left his family and friends much too early, what a fascinating, valiant, and...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Doug Keegan

“Christine and family, So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Nancy David

“Christine and family, I´m so sorry for your loss. Cherish the wonderful memories you all had with Scott. Thinking of you at this difficult time ...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Debbie Fontaine

“Dear Chris and family, Sending heartfelt sympathy and prayers to you all. May Scott rest in peace... ”
7 of 24 | Posted by: Mark and Debbie Aversa

“Dear Christine, What a long difficult journey Scott, you and your entire family have traveled. May God´s Grace comfort you as you grieve his loss....Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Roberta Higgins

“Christine and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts are prayers are with you. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Donna Connolly - Worcester, MA

“Our thoughts and prayers to Christine, Matt, Andrew, Scott and your entire family. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Matsen Family - Friend

“Chris- thinking of you and your family- May your extraordinary love for each other give you strength- Mary Reynolds ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Reynolds

“I will always remember the good times we shared on the golf course at whitinsville. Scott was a great guy. RIP my friend. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Gerry Gonynor

“Christine and family. Very sorry for your loss. Jeff Cammuso ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Jeff Cammuso

“Christine,May your happy memories of time spent with your husband, help carry you through this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.Pat...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Pat DeMauro

“Condolences, very sorry. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Fran Sullivan - Friend

“I am so sorry Christine to hear of your husbands passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jackie ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Jackie Latino - Friend

“Christine, I am very sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Gregory Ricardi - Work

“So very sorry for your loss. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy King - Worcester, MA

“Christine my love to you and your boys. So very sorry for your loss. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Sheila Hughes - Medway, MA

“Our hearts ache for your family in Scott's passing. Scott endured for so long ! His love of family was evident. Praying you all allow yourselves to...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Debrale Murphy Murphy - Fitchburg, MA

“Scott.. RIP ... you fought so hard and your family is good. Rest easy my friend and God Bless you All ❤ ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Michelle Gallagher Gallagher - MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Holly Richardson - Shrewsbury, MA

“thinking of you and sending heartfelt sympathy ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Pam Green - worcester, MA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Carolyn Martello Martello - MA


Shrewsbury - Scott E. Foley passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at the age of 69 following a thirteen-year battle with adenoid cystic carcinoma. Although his initial prognosis was five to seven years, Scott was a true warrior who defied the odds and fought with exceptional courage, strength, grace (and a healthy dose of stubbornness) until his final moments. He died at home with his beloved wife, Christine at his side.

Scott was born on December 15, 1951 in Worcester, a son of the late Raymond J. and Eleanor M. (Kelley) Foley. Raised in Shrewsbury, he graduated from Saint John's High School in 1969 and then earned his Bachelor's degree from The College of the Holy Cross in 1973. He worked for many years as a senior computer software engineer, most recently at BTI Inc. in Littleton, until his retirement in 2016.

Scott was a true Renaissance man with a wide range of talents, skills, and interests. He was a gourmet chef, a coffee connoisseur, a master carpenter, a home designer, an emergency plumber, an unlicensed electrician, a swing set and trampoline assembler, a compassionate listener, a problem solver, an inventor, and an expert car and motorcycle mechanic. He rebuilt his 1966 Harley Davidson FLH Shovelhead piece by piece for over a year, and once it was finished (meaning perfect in every last detail!), he relished the many travels and adventures he had with his Harley and his close friend, Craig Dodson.

Scott also loved the game of golf. While a member of the Whitinsville Golf Club he met the love of his life and true companion, Christine H. Houle. He did what any smart man would do and married Christine at The Victorian in Whitinsville on June 25, 1994, and together they created their forever home in Shrewsbury. Their love for each other and for family grew with the birth of three sons, Matthew, Andrew and Scotty, and over the years they all shared a passion for golf and other sports. Scott devoted his life to his family and always put them first. He was never happier than when he was caddying for them, coaching their teams, and cheering them on during hockey, lacrosse, baseball, football, and track events. He also cherished their annual family vacations to Hermit Island in Phippsburg, Maine and enjoyed cruising in his black Z4 BMW convertible.

Scott's love lives on in the hearts of his wife of 27 years, Christine; his sons, Matthew S., Andrew S. and Scott E. Foley Jr., all of Shrewsbury; his siblings, Dean R. Foley (Susan) of Easton, Connecticut, Beth E. Foley of Smithfield, Utah, Joan F. Foley of Phoenix, Arizona, R.J. Foley (Lisa) of Shrewsbury, Bob F. Foley (Marilee) of Chula Vista, California and Christopher J. Foley of Worcester; and many nieces & nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will honor Scott's life by gathering for calling hours at Saint Mary's Church, 640 Main Street, Shrewsbury, on Thursday, July 29th from 4 to 7 p.m. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 30th at 10 a.m. in the church. Burial is private.

Arrangements by James & John Heald.