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Michael J. Foy

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Michael J. Foy was born February 10,1937 in Duluth, Minnesota to John and Ethel Foy. Mike was the fifth of six children. He was raised in Duluth, Minnesota.

Mike married Carol Isaacson June 11,1955. They had four children before they divorced February 15, 1978.

Mike then met and married the love of his life Lori on March 9, 1978. They joined and raised their family in Ely.

Mike and Lori retired to Senoia, Georgia where he was living at the time of his death on January 28, 2023. Mike was 85 years old.

Mike is survived by his loving wife Lori, daughter Shellie Foy of Eveleth, Minnesota, son Gerald (Viola) of Spring Creek, Nevada, daughter Geraldine of Ely, Minnesota, stepsons Darryl (Kristi) Stephens of Fayetteville, Georgia, and James Stephens of U.S. Virgin Islands. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents John and Ethel and son John.

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