Ms. Rosemary Foy “Wiggie”, daughter of the late Grant and Ella Mae Wallace, was born on May 25, 1948, in Newark, New Jersey. On Sunday, June 12, 2022, she peacefully entered into eternal rest at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was educated by the Essex County School System. She was a faithful member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses which she attended faithfully even during her sickness. She was happily married to the late Monroe C. Foy, Jr for 31 years until he preceded her in death. She was the family matriarch and was known for the love she showed to her family and friends. Some of her favorite dishes to cook were Lasagna, Spaghetti, Coconut Pineapple Cake, and her delightful array of Cookies.
Rosemary leaves to cherish her memory seven children. Tajuana Johnson of Decatur, GA, Theresa (Gibbi) Cham, of Charlotte, NC, Kym Foy (Tony Johnson) of Summerville, SC, Monroe (Thana) Foy III, of Charlotte, NC, Grant (Tormekia) Foy, of Charlotte, NC, Mary (Shamorl) Curry of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Tracey Foy of Columbia, SC, and a loving mother-in-law: Eliza Foy of Summerville, SC. Rosemary was preceded in death by her four brothers: Grant Wallace “Vic”, Allen Wallace “Pee Wee”, Barry Wallace, and Alphonso Wallace and two sisters: Carol Judd and Lucille Simmons. Rosemary is survived by one brother Alexander “Uncle Butch” Wallace (Ann), four sisters: Barbara Marshall of Dover, Delaware, Sandra Collins of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Sheila Ormond of Grovetown, GA, and Debra Isom of Carteret, NJ. She was adored by her 16 grand kids and 14 great-grand kids whom affectionately called her “Nana”, “Banana” or “GiGi”, along with a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and special friends. Rosemary had a bright and energetic personality and touched many lives with her warm generosity and infectious smile.