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“Michael - I'm so sorry for your loss of your mom. I had just heard about her passing from my dad. It has been 40 years since I've seen her but I...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Melinda Schofield - Webster, MA

“I am sorry to read of Joy's passing. She was my first supervisor at State Mutual in 1980 and she taught me so much in my year in Pensions. My deep...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Vicki Bezoenik - Worcester

“My deepest condolences to Beverly and her family, and to Michael and his family. Joy hired me at State Mutual in 1986 and I worked for her until her...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Beverly Morrissette - Northbridge


SHREWSBURY-M. Joy (Reid) Foley, 79, of The Southgate Community formerly of Boylston passed away Monday, March 30 in Shrewsbury, surrounded by her loving family.
She leaves a son, Michael A. and his wife, Robyn Foley of Boylston;
two grandsons, Noah and Luke; a sister, Beverly and her husband, Jim Scott of West Boylston; two nephews, Timothy Scott of New Orleans, LA and Steven Scott of Holden and her best-friend, June Jurey of Worcester. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Theodore B. and Margaret E. (Shea) Reid and graduated from Classical High School, Quinsigamond Community College and Clark University.
Joy worked at State Mutual Assurance Company for 40 years, retiring as Director of Group Pensions. In her retirement she did consultant work for Summit Financial in Lexington. She was a member of Saint Mary's of the Hill Church, the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians and volunteered at RSVP for several years.
Joy loved attending her son's sporting events and in later years her grandchildren event and she was an avid sports fan.

Visiting Hours are Monday, April 6 from 5 to 8 PM at CALLAHAN~FAY~CASWELL Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street, Worcester. The Funeral will be held Tuesday, April 7, from the Funeral Home, with a Mass at 10:00am in St. Mary's of the Hill Church, 640 Cross Street, Boylston. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Boylston. Flowers may be sent or memorial donations may be made to, the Tahanto Scholarship Fund, 1001 Main St., Boylston, 01505 or the Boylston Lions Club, P.O. Box 50
Boylston, Ma 01505.