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Vivian Foley



Vivian Marie Foley was born on June 14, 1928 to parents Charlotte and Lester Senechalle. Vivian was raised in Chicago, Illinois with her siblings. As an adult Vivian moved to the Pacific Northwest. During a vacation trip to Long Beach, Washington she met the love of her life, David Foley. They were married on December 11, 1966.

Vivian was a hard worker and a gifted cytotechnologist. She worked primarily for St. Johns Hospital in Longview, Washington and for Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. She enjoyed her hobbies of knitting and quilting; her expert seamstress skills were legendary. She loved to exercise and running was a true passion.

Vivian chose to live her life in a positive and uplifting way.

She was an advocate for living each day to the fullest and loving one another.

She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved husband, David Foley of Goldendale, Washington; children Mark Greenleaf of Goldendale, Washington, and Lynn Greenleaf and fiancé Michael Danko of Portland, Oregon; grandchildren Sara Janus and husband Aaron Janus of Seattle, Washington, Isabel Grummel of Portland, Oregon and Garrison Grummel of Portland, Oregon; Great Grandchildren Ari and Jacob Janus of Seattle, Washington; Siblings Charlotte Wolfe, Lester Senechalel and David Senechalle, extended family and friends. Vivian will also be missed by her beloved golden retrievers Molly and Morgan.

A celebration of life is planned for Saturday, June 15 at 1 p.m. at McMenamin’s Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore. To leave condolences, please visit


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