The following Jan. 7, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 6, column 4:
Mrs. Floyd Foley received word from her husband, Pvt. Foley, that he has been stationed at New Orleans, La. He is better known to his friends as "Cap."
This January 6, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Last week in an article about Floyd Foley, we erroneously gave him the rank of Private when it should have been Technician 5th Grade. We are very sorry when an error of this kind appears in the paper because we do not wish to take credit away from boys who have worked for promotions.
This May 25, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Receives Gifts of Flowers
Mrs. Fred Marsh and Mrs. Edna Cross of Shelby, were pleasantly surprised on May 23rd when each received two dozen carnations from their nephew and son-in-law, respectively, "Floyd "Cap" Foley, stationed with the transportation corps "somewhere in England". Although they were delayed Mother's Day, they were much appreciated.
The following article from an unknown source can be found in the Local History Files at Lowell Public Library (LH--Vital Statistics, vol .3, page 6):
Floyd F. "Cap" Foley, age 67, of Shelby, passed away Sun., Mar. 4, 1990. He is survived by his wife, Mary Foley; four daughters, Cheryl (Dale) Trump and Connie (Craig) McGlinn, both of Crown Point, and Colette (Randy) Wilson and Celeste (Bob) Verkler, both of Lowell; one son, Carey L. (Sherry) Foley of DeMotte; 12 grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Daley of Crown Point and Margaret Phoenix of St. Claire Shore, Mich.; two sisters-in-law, Louise Cross of Shelby and Corky (Pat) Harrington of Crown Point, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Mar. 7 from Sheets Funeral Home, Lowell, with Pastor Charles Hochmuth officiating. Burial followed at Orchard Grove Cemetery in Lowell. Cap Foley was a former manager of the Graphics Dept. at White Sign Co. and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of American Legion Post 101 of Lowell and the NRA. He was a charter member and retired chief of the Shelby Vol. Fire Department, past president of the Shelby Conservation Club, and a partner in the Krafty Kinfolks for the past four years.