Joan Fox

Obituary of Joan C. Fox

Fox, Joan C., 86 of Ocean City, NJ passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021 at her home. She was born in Bridgeton, NJ in 1935. Joan was a loving servant of God, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Joan loved the beach, walking, bicycling, gardening, traveling, volunteering for church functions and committees and spending time with her family and friends. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for Rutgers University in Piscataway for 20 years before fulfilling her dream of retiring to Ocean City with her husband Bill in 1996. Joan was a member of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church where she belonged to the Master Works Choir and the Agape Circle. She also volunteered at Shore Memorial hospital for many years after moving to Ocean City. Joan will be most remembered for her kind, welcoming spirit that made all those who knew her feel safe, loved and cared for. She was predeceased by her husband William J. Fox in 2016. She is survived by her children Todd Fox (Donna McCartney) of Stroudsburg, PA and Lisa Haas (Mark) of Ocean City, NJ; five grandchildren: Jessica Hantz (David), Melissa Fox (Mike Shalhoub), Christopher Fox (Kerra), Megan Bushong (Michael), Emily Haas; and two great grandchildren: Olivia Hantz and Michael Joseph Bushong III; along with her loving caregiver and friend of 5 years Naana. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Joan’s name be made to the Make A Wish Foundation, 1702 East Highland Avenue, Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016 or Holy Redeemer Hospice 1801 North, U.S. 9, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Joan
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