Mr. John Michael Gilfoy, 50, went home to be with Jesus after a hard, courageous battle with cancer, on the morning of September 30, 2010. Born on September 17, 1960 to the late Evelyn (Mahan) and Joseph Gilfoy in Worcester, Massachusetts. Mr. Gilfoy was also predeceased by his grandmother, Arline Mahan.
Left to pick up the pieces are children Jennifer, Christopher and Angela; grandsons, Geoffrey, Aiden and a “yet to be named” grandson due to be born on November 5, 2010. Also left behind are Robin Taylor and Mark Fisher, with whom he has made his home for many years; sisters, Debbie, Evelyn, and Cheryl; brothers, Joey, Jimmy, Eddie, Tommy, and Frankie; nieces; nephews; and many close friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations, 5401 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, with Chaplain Evelyn Lee officiating. A reception will follow.
The family would like to offer its thanks for the wonderful, compassionate care extended by the staff of Chesapeake Home Care Services.
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miss and love you lots dad…
There is still an empty hole in our house. We miss you but know that you are in a better place where there is no more PAIN- no more TEARS and best of all —YOU CAN SEE. God Bless love ya
we will miss u u were a very goood friend god blesss u and ur loving family.
R.I.P. dad u will be forever missed me and Jessica love u and won’t ever forget u glad i got the chance to say goodbye i know u didn’t want me to move and i should of listened u were always there for me when i needed some 1 to talk to not a day goes by where i don’t think of u and u will always be in my heart we miss and love u very much and promise if we ever have i son he will carry ur name on Love Always Ur Son Christopher J. Gilfoy and future daughter-in-law Jessica L. Courtney