Conroy Funeral Home

Leslie Jane Foley



No Service
UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Leslie’s memorial service will NO LONGER be held on Saturday, January 15 in Conroy Funeral Home. The family will hold a service at a later date, which will be announced on social media.

FOLEY, Leslie Jane, 71, of Wilmington, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in Clinton Memorial Hospital. Leslie was born March 17, 1950 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of William and Barbara (Fryant) Preston. She had a long and distinguished career as a Court Reporter, first in Greene County Common Pleas Court with Judge Edward Kimmel, then moving to US District Court with Judge Thomas Rose. She was also a member and served on the board of Walnut Grove Country Club. Leslie loved to entertain family and friends; and simply having fun. When she had kids, she was the “cool mom” in the neighborhood. When she had grandkids, she hung out with her group of “Yayas.” During the holiday season, Christmas’ were always magical; in the summer she made sure everyone spent time on the beach; and throughout the year (weather permitting) much fun was had on the golf course. Survivors include two sons, Christopher (Christine) Foley and Timothy Foley; three grandchildren, Katie, Jack and Gaby; two siblings, Sally (Dale) Dyar and Tim (JoAnne) Preston; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael in 2013. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m. in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Visitation will be held one hour prior, beginning at 1 p.m. in the funeral home. Following the service, a celebration or life/wake will be held at the Springfield Elks Lodge, 1536 Villa Road, Springfield, OH 45503. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund.


To Christopher Foley and Family, I send my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of this most wonderful woman who only brought joy and warmth to everyone who had the privilege to know her.

- Joan Cunningham, Wednesday January 5th, 2022