Thomas Folan

Thomas K. Folan

Monday, December 21st, 1925 - Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Thomas K. Folan, 94, longtime resident of Hartford, passed away November 6, 2020 in Meadowbrook of Granby. Tom was born in Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway, Ireland, son of the late Patrick and Delia Folan on December 21, 1925. Prior to his retirement, Tom served as the permittee and bartender for the Irish American Home Society in Glastonbury. He was a Life Member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians; a Life Member and past President of the Irish American Home Society and he was honored as the Grand Marshall of the Hartford Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in 1992.
Tom leaves his wife of 55 years, Sheila (Sheridan) Folan, now of Windsor Locks. He also leaves a brother, Martin Folan and his wife Rosie (McGuire) of Inis Oirr, Ireland. Tom was predeceased by his brother John Folan and his sisters, Julia Folan and Brigid Folan.
Friends may call from 11:30 to 12:30, Thursday November 12, 2020 at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Road, Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1:00PM in Corpus Christi Church of Christ the King Parish, 601 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield. Burial will be in Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, 1 Cottage Grove Road, Bloomfield. To extend condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 12th, 2020 | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Thursday, November 12th, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Wethersfield
    34 Beaver Rd.
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  • Service

    Thursday, November 12th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, November 12th, 2020 1:00pm
    Corpus Christi Church of Christ the King Parish
    601 Silas Deane Hwy
    Wethersfield, CT 06109
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  • Interment

    Mount St. Benedict Cemetery
    1 Cottage Grove Rd.
    Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Brian o Cualain

Posted at 04:07pm
Slan go foill Uncail Tom. Go bhfeicfidh muid a cheile aris nuair a bheidh "good time" againn uilig. o Brian, Trish & clann.
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Ronan O'Cualain

Posted at 01:48pm
I'll always remember how exciting it was as a kid when U.Tom was coming back to visit Inis Oirr. He was just full of fun and craic and great to be around. Great memories

Paddy Sheridan

Posted at 02:19pm
Condolences on the passing of Tom, may he rest in peace.

from, Paddy & Bridie Sheridan & family, Ballindine. (Sheila's nephew).

Martin Folan and family

Posted at 10:59am
With loving memories of "Thomas Folan",
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