Diane M. (Toppin) Juliani Foley, 78, formerly of Warwick died December 22, 2018 at her home in Wellesley, MA after a long battle with Parkinsons Disease and cancer. She was the beloved wife of Philip M. Juliani.
Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of the late James and Marie (Galeone) Toppin.
A 1958 graduate of East Providence High School, Mrs. Foley worked at St. Peter School and later pursued a career in real estate. She started at Yorktown Associates and later moved on to Cranston Associates which closed after eight months in the wake of the RI banking crisis leaving Diane without a job. Being the ever diligent, she joined forces with two colleagues to form Real Estate One Ltd. in 1992 as president.
Diane was a member of the St. Peter Church Women’s Club for many years and belonged East Greenwich Yacht Club.
Besides her husband, she leaves three sons: Timothy Foley and his wife, Jeanne of Clarks Summit, PA; Christopher Foley and his wife, Mai of Delray Beach, Florida and Sean Foley of Warwick; a daughter, Mary Foley of Warwick; her brothers, Maurice Goulding of East Providence, Terrence Goulding of Syracuse, New York and Kevin Goulding of Iowa City, Iowa. She was the grandmother of Sean, Michael, Christopher and Mickelin Foley. She was the step-daughter of the late Maurice Goulding, sister of the late James Toppin and mother-in-law of the late Lois (Hawley) Foley.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Saturday January 12th from 1-4 p.m. in the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. www.trainorfh.com