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Folan , Mary T. 78

Forest Hills

Mary Theresa (Cloonan) Folan, 78, of Forest Hills, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007. Beloved wife of 54 years of Michael J. Folan. Cherished mother of Patrick (Bridget) Minnock, Maggie (Bruce) Foley, Sally (William "Bud") Grab and Eamonn (Maureen) Finnerty. Loving grandmother of Claire, Brian, Annie, Liam, Sean, Moira and Declan Folan, Emma Foley and Adrienne, Sheila and Willie Grab. Loving sister of Margaret Heffernan, Catherine O'Donnell and Eddie Cloonan, of County Galway, Ireland, and Bernard and Thomas Cloonan, of Pittsburgh. Predeceased by brothers Michael, James, Festus and John Cloonan, sister Helen O'Donnell and grandson Brendan Foley. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. Her thoughtfulness and kindness touched many, but her scones were the source of happiness for many more. The family would like to thank to staff of the UPMC Presbyterian emergency room and 4F Neuro ICU for the excellent care shown to Mary. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Anselm Roman Catholic Church. Everyone please meet at church. The family suggests contributions to the Brendan Foley Scholarship Fund, c/o Word of God Catholic School, 7436 McClure Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15128. Nied Funeral Home is a proud member of the Good Grief Center.


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