George Nolan Foy 1927 - 2017 

George Nolan Foy
, 90, of Wadsworth died December 30, 2017, after a courageous 15 year battle with Parkinson's.   George was born October 20, 1927, in Philippi, West Virginia, to George C. Foy and Marie (Rohrbough) Foy.

George served in the U. S. Army at the end of World War II.  He retired from Ohio Edison with 41 years of service.

Surviving are his devoted wife of 69 years, Winnie; along with their three sons, Mike (Sharon), Dave (Carol), and Dan; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and two sisters.

George had a loving, giving heart.   He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, friend, and an inspiration and excellent role model for everyone he met.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Jan. 5th, at 11 am at First Christian Church, 116 E Boyer St., Wadsworth.   Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10-11 am.

A private inurnment will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Tributes may be shared at  Those, who wish, may make memorial contributions to First Christian Church, or to a charity of your choice.

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   Nolan Foy
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1946        
WHS Boys Hi-Y, 1945-46. 
Seated:  Burt Phythyon, Sergeant-at-Arms; Robert Olmstead, Vice Pres.; James Sondles, Pres.; Tom Flack, Secr-Treas; Calvin Yoder, Junior Vice Pres.  First Row: Pat Hayth, Ted Chernak, Dale Caskey, John Martin, Joe Neath, Mac Krabill, Ronald Knecht, Richard Flath, Clifford Gangewere, Earl Diamond.  Row 2: Dean Semler, Richard Rohrer, Nolan Foy, J. Russell Farr, Dan Caughlin, James Malson, James Tubbesing, Don Werstenbarger, Mr. James T. Lape, Advisor.     

1945-46 Wadsworth Grizzly Football Team.  Row 1: Tom Flack, Mgr., John Peronis, Bob Hackenberg, Clifford Gangewere, Merle Minnich, Jerry Stuver, Jim Mason, Leo Doyle, John Kelly, Bob Griner, Patrich Hayth.  Row 2: Mr. Fretz, Coach, Elden Bicksler, James Tubbesing, Dick Rohrer, Mac Krabill, Ted Rader, Jim Foreman, Chuck Petit, Nolan Foy, Lowell Gruver, John Martin, Mr. Hochreiter, Coach.  Row 3: Dick Kreider, Mgr., Dick Leaf, Reggie Early, Harold Malson, Douglas Campbell, Tom Baldwin, Bill Oplinger, Dean Semler, Carl Simcox, Dick Butdorf, Bill Russell, Kenneth Snyder, Mgr.
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