Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

January 2, 2014

David J. Foley, 77

Hampton, NH — David J. Foley, 77, of Hampton, formerly of Rye and Andover, MA, died Sunday, December 22, 2013, at his home in Hampton.

He was born in London, England June 19, 1936, a son of the late John E. and Gladys (Buxton) Foley.

David was a longtime Rye resident who wintered in Villages, FL. He was founder of the Over the Hills Soccer League of Andover, MA, as well as a former Deacon of West Parish Church of Andover.

He was an avid golfer and Red Sox fan who enjoyed sailing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Family members include his wife of 53 years, Mary (Roy) Foley of Hampton; son, Robert Foley and his wife Cheryl of Sandown; daughters, Laura Sherwood and her husband Robert of Greenland, Julie Foley and her boyfriend Max Baptiste of Stoneham, MA; and grandchildren, Paul, Meaghan, Anna, Danielle, Sean, Michiko, and Willem.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2013, at the First Congregational Church, 127 Winnacunnet Rd., Hampton. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. Assistance with arrangements was by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home - Crematory, Hampton. Please visit to view David’s memorial Website, sign the tribute wall or for directions.