Daniel R. Foley, 46, of New Rochelle died on February 22, 2020 from 9/11 related pancreatic cancer. Danny is survived by his wife Carrie Benedict Foley, his children Erin, Kiera, Brianne, Kendall, and Thomas "TJ" Foley. Brother of Joanne Foley (Ron Swaney). Uncle of Casey, Cody and McKenna Gross, Lily, Charlie and Owen Benedict. Brother-in-law of Chris and Kim Benedict, KC Gross and son-in-law of Alan and Maria Benedict. He was predeceased by his parents Patricia and Thomas Foley, and his brother Thomas J. Foley (9/11 Rescue 3). Also survived by his dear friends and brother firefighters, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Danny graduated from Clarkstown South in 1991 and went on to Iona College where he played football, graduating in 1995. He joined FDNY in 1998 and was with Rescue Co. 3 in the Bronx. He had a passion for football and boxing in his younger days, and hunting, fishing, boating, country music and 2-stepping, traveling, and shenanigans with his friends and family. He demanded only the very best from himself and everyone else around him.
The family will receive friends at the WESTCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, INC. EASTCHESTER Tuesday and Wednesday 3-8pm. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday February 27th at 10:30am at Holy Family Church, New Rochelle. Interment to follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Nanuet, NY. In lieu of flowers friends who wish may contribute to Gilda's Club White Plains, https://gildasclubwestchester.org/
, who were instrumental in providing care for his children; or to the FF Thomas J. Foley Foundation, https://firefighterthomasjfoley.com/
, to continue the education of the events relating to 9/11, including those affected currently and in the future. To sign our online guestbook visit www.westchesterfuneralhome.com