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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