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John J. Foran

December 23, 1934 December 28, 2018
John J. Foran
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Obituary for John J. Foran

John J. Foran, 84 of Southport, the beloved husband for over 57 years of Eileen Donoghue Foran, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 28, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born in the Bronx to the late Thomas and Celia Foran and was a longtime area resident.

Jack attended Cardinal Hayes High School where he was an accomplished basketball player. He continued playing basketball at St. John’s University and ultimately graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in Finance. Jack worked in the corporate sector for many years; in the latter part of his career, he was a realtor in Fairfield County.

Jack was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus and the Gaelic American Club. An avid New York Giant fan, he was a season ticket holder for nearly 50 years. His happiest times were those spent with his family, especially his nine adoring grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Jack is survived by his loving children, Ellen Fusco and her husband, John of Southport, Jeannine Foran and her husband, Bill Ingram of Fairfield, John Foran and his wife, Lainie of Fairfield, and Tom Foran and his wife, Jane Kim of Westport. He will also be missed by his cherished grandchildren, Rose, Christopher, Sean, Mary, Henri, Clare, Leigh, Paige and Carti. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Mitchell.

Over the years, Jack developed a truly special relationship with Eileen’s siblings, Dan, John and Clare as well as their spouses and children. He treasured the many happy times he shared with them.

Friends may greet his family on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Rd. in Fairfield Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. directly at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Jack’s name to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

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4:00 PM 1/2/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Shaughnessey-Banks Funeral Home

50 Reef Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Shaughnessey-Banks Funeral Home
50 Reef Road Fairfield 06824 CT
United States

A Mass of Christian Burial




10:30 AM 1/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Anthony of Padua

149 S. Pine Creek Rd.
Fairfield , CT 06824

St. Anthony of Padua
149 S. Pine Creek Rd. Fairfield 06824 CT
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1530 Bronson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

1530 Bronson Road Fairfield 06824 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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