Elizabeth "Libby" (Bohlen) Foels

January 2, 2021


FOELS - Elizabeth “Libby”
(nee Bohlen)
Age 92 of the Tonawandas, January 2, 2021, under the care of Hospice. Wife of 66 years to the late James E. Foels, who died in 2015; mother of John (Patricia) and Thomas (Patricia) Foels; grandmother of Jeff (Melissa), Chris, Josh and Sarah (Brian) Foels, and great-grandmother of Lilian, Evan, Sam and Luciana. Libby was a 1945 graduate of North Tonawanda High School and a graduate of the University of Buffalo. She had been employed as a North Tonawanda Senior High School Teacher for 25 years. Libby served on the NY State German Regents Committee and was a member of the Old Fortnightly Club of the Tonawandas, DeGraff Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and a lifelong member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. A private Prayer Service was held in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in North Tonawanda with Libby’s immediate family. Memorial contributions in memory of Libby may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Capital Improvement Fund. Condolences may be shared online at


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