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Michael Allen Foley

December 26, 1988 - January 8, 2021

Michael Allen Foley, age 32, of Townsend, DE, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021.

Born in Newark, DE on December 26, 1988, he was a son of Diane L. (Rocco) Wilson. As a young man, Michael worked as a skilled carpenter in the construction industry, recently gaining experience as a cook in the Middletown area. He was a talented artist who loved to draw and enjoyed reading. Animals held a special place in his heart. Michael will always be in our hearts and on our minds. He was a beloved son, brother, nephew, and cousin who will be missed beyond measure.

Michael was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Michael M. Rocco and maternal great uncle, Benjamin Civitello. He is survived by his mother, Diane L. (Rocco) Wilson (Kenneth) of Lake Havasu City, AZ; brother, Richard A. Foley (Sarah Reeves) of Purcellville, VA; step-siblings, Kenneth Wilson, Jr. of Port Deposit, MD, James Wilson and Christina Watson, both of Wilmington; aunt, Chele Collas of Townsend; cousins, Dawn Taylor of Townsend and Steven Francisco of Wilmington; second cousins, Noah D. Taylor and Robin Civitello Puopolo; and uncles, Michael Rocco of Newark and Fane Lauer (Mary) of Clayton.

Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael’s memory to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, Delaware 19804.


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7 Condolences for Michael Allen Foley

  • We are praying for Micheal
    He was taken much to young

  • I was so sad to hear this news, was definitely shocked when I learned about his passing. RIP Michael.

  • And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

    We love you very much. Rest in eternal peace cousin

  • Diane we are so sad to hear about the passing of your son. Please know we are thinking of you at this difficult time. Our condolences go out to you and your family.

  • Diane,
    Doug and I are sadden by the passing of Micheal. Our Sincere Condolences are with you and your Family.

  • Michael, It is with bittersweet feelings that I right this…..You were loved by so many people whom you never had the chance to know. For you were taken from us so many years ago. We never stopped looking and wandering you grew into such a handsome man and with your father’s drawing talents. “RIP” my dear sweet Nephew “RIP”

  • Sorry to hear your gone bud!! I can just remember you laughing and being happy .. r.I.p.