FORAN, MORLEY JAMES REGINALD - Bathurst - Mr. Morley James Reginald Foran, 63, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 28, 2012. Born in Campbellton, he was the son of the late James A. and the late Augusta (Geraghty) Foran. Morley was a well known businessman in the Bathurst area, former owner-operator of Foran Fuels Ltd. and wholesale marketer for Texaco, as well as former owner-operator of City Glass Ltd. He was also a proud and active member of the Bathurst Rotary Club. Besides his wife of 34 years, Mariette (Maltais), he is survived by his two sons: Luke of Toronto, Ont. and Jake of Arichat, Cape Breton; four brothers: Gary (Mary) of Ottawa, Robert of Mississauga, Paul (Monique) of Dieppe and Richard (Stella) of Moncton; four sisters: Bernetta Gagnon of Mississauga, Mary Foran (Kenny Garrett) of Glencoe, Betty Ann Gilker of Ajax and Joan (Philip Roy) of Bathurst. And serveral nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Pauline (Harry Court). The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff and professionals of the Bathurst Regional Hospital, the staff of Extra-Mural Hospital, Dr. B.B. Barnhill, Dr. J.P. Arseneau, as well as family members and friends for their unrelenting support during his illness.
There will be no visitation at funeral home.
Memorial mass will be celebrated at the Holy Family Church on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:00 am. Anyone wishing to send tokens of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a preferred charity. Arrangements are in the care of Elhatton Funeral Home (www.elhatton.com) in Bathurst.