John Francis Foley Wiki – John Francis Foley Biography
John Francis Foley is a University of Cincinnati student who is being reported to have died one day after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, according to health officials. Foley passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 11th, a day after he was administered the one-dose jab, Hamilton County Coroner Lakshmi Kode Sammarco told Fox 19.
His obituary reads:
The Angels came down from heaven on April 11, 2021, to collect for repose the soul of John Francis Foley, age 21. John was one of them, and the Lord could no longer bear Heaven without him. John is the beloved son of Michael and Mary Beth Foley and the adored baby brother of Emma and Patrick Foley.
He was a graduate of St. Charles Preparatory School. Among John’s many accomplishments, he was a National Latin Scholar, Altar Server of the Year, Eagle Scout, and National Honor Society Member. John was a junior studying Medical Sciences at the University of Cincinnati and was on the Dean’s list every semester. In addition to being an excellent student, he was very active in the community and volunteered with the Saint Vincent De Paul Society, Breakthrough Cincinnati, and the Parker Woods Montessori Public School.
At UC, John was blessed to have met a group of amazing roommates and friends who John loved very much. They will gather on Wednesday, April 14 for a Vigil at 8 pm for John in Burnet Woods Park at the University of Cincinnati. John’s family cannot thank them enough for being John’s family at UC. John was a generous, caring, and loving friend. He was lit with grace from within that shown in his ready smile. John loved the Bearcats, but cheered for Notre Dame football second and loved going to games with his sister.
John Francis Foley Age
John Francis Foley 19 years old.
Cause of Death
The cause of Foley’s death is under investigation by the Ohio Department of Health and the coroner’s office. Foley was found Sunday by his roommates. There is no evidence that his death is related to the Johnson & Johnson shot — which was paused in the US this week over ties to blood clots.
Foley’s family in a statement described him as “a wonderful and sweet person who brought the joy of our lives.”
“While the facts remain unclear on how he died, we are rejoicing in how he lived: caring for others, lit with God’s grace, and generous to all,” the statement said.
“We know the doctors involved are doing their best. We must be patient, and we ask everyone else to be patient, too. John was going to be a doctor, so this is what he would want.”
On Thursday, Foley’s family released a statement asking for privacy and patience during this difficult time.
Hamilton County Corner Lakshmi Kode Sammarco told Fox 19 that Foley’s death is under investigation by the Ohio Department of Health and the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office.
Officials have not determined what caused Foley’s death and the family is asking the public to patiently await an answer from investigators.
“Our beloved son John Francis Foley is gone, and our family mourns the loss of this wonderful and sweet joy of our lives. While the facts remain unclear on how he died, we are rejoicing in how he lived: caring for others, lit with God’s grace, and generous to all…We know the doctors involved are doing their best. We must be patient, and we ask everyone else to be patient, too. John was going to be a doctor, so this is what he would want,” read the statement.