It is with great sadness that the family of Andrew Edward Foley announces that he passed away peacefully April 2, 2022, just shy of his 33rd birthday, after a short illness. Andrew is the beloved son of Georgene Foley-Didato and Michael Didato of Waterford, who passed him into the loving arms of his late father Peter Foley. He is also survived by his sister Aileen Foley of Waterford. He will be greatly missed by his many special friends, housemates and caring staff at his home in North Franklin.
Andrew worked for Sharp Training for many years and enjoyed a variety of different jobs. His family is grateful for the opportunities he had and for the coaching they provided. Andrew was an avid sports fan and followed every Boston team with great passion. He attended many Red Sox, Celtics, Patriots and Bruins games. He was a proud participant of Special Olympics and displayed his many medals in softball, soccer, basketball and sailing. He loved boating on the Niantic River and expertly learned to drive and dock his dad’s boat. He was loved and will be deeply missed.
A Celebration of his life will be held at a future date to be announced. Contributions in his name can be made to Special Olympics Groton, Att: Eileen Cicchese, 29 Spicer Avenue, Noank, CT 06370.