Marie Fox of Eckert died Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 86.
Rosary was recited April 16 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Delta. A Mass of Resurrection was held April 17 at St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Fox was born Aug. 23, 1925, in Marcellus, N.Y., to Thomas and Adeline (McNally) Curtin. She spent her childhood on the family farm and attended school in Marcellus, N.Y. She attended business school in Syracuse, N.Y.
She married Paul Fox on June 4, 1947, in Herkimer, N.Y. They moved to the Western Slope in 1966. They celebrated 32 years of marriage. He died March 9, 1980.
Mrs. Fox was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church where she was a church secretary for many years. She enjoyed reading, volunteer work, caring for her grandchildren and spending time with her family.
She is survived by four daughters, Catherine Heinz of Carson City, Nev., Paula Carter and her husband David of Austin, Helen Fox of Aurora, and Sarah O'Leary and her husband Gary of Englewood; three grandchildren, Kit Scherr and Davin Rudden, both of Westminster, and Joseph Heinz and his wife Bri of Carson City, Nev.; and two great-grandchildren, Moira Scherr of Westminster, and Anthony Heinz of Carson City, Nev.
Mrs. Fox was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Fox; a daughter, Anna Rudden; two sons-in-law, John Rudden and Anthony Heinz; and a great-grandson, Kaleb Rudden.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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