John S. Fox, 87, of Quakertown, passed into the loving arms of the Lord after a brief illness on January 2, 2020, in Bethlehem. He was the husband of Joan M. (Hangey) Fox, and they had celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary last May. He was also the husband of the late Sarah Ann (Schlitz) Fox. Born in Telford, PA, he was the son of the late Frank and Margaret (Simmons) Fox. He was most recently employed by Giant Foods at the Quakertown Shopping Center. Prior to this, John worked at Dixon Cast Products, Inc. in King of Prussia. Prior to that he was employed at the former American Olean Tile and the former Krupp Foundry, both of Quakertown. He enjoyed flowers, gardening, feeding the birds, volunteering for the shoe box ministry, and doing puzzles. John was a former member of the Sellersville American Legion. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran, having served on the USS Mount Olympus during the Korean War. He was a member of the Springfield Church of the Brethren in Coopersburg. In addition to his wife, John is survived by three daughters, Margaret Theresa Novitsky, Susan Ann Fox, and Charmaine Bradley (David), three sons, Frank Urban Fox, Steve Benjamin Carper (Suzanne), and Richard David Carper (Kathy), a sister, Charmaine Scholl, as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. John was predeceased by one daughter, Linda Marie Fox, two sons, John Michael Fox and Lamar Scott Fox, and a brother, Frank Fox. Services will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 11:00 AM at Springfield Church of the Brethren, 920 Passer Road, Coopersburg, PA 18036. Call 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the church. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the church at the above address.
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Springfield Church of the Brethren
920 Passer Rd., Coopersburg PA 18036