Sunday, March 29, 2009


Emma D. Fox (nee: DeLuca), 93, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2009 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph following a short illness.

She was born November 15, 1915 to the late Luigi and Anna Marie (nee: Montesana) DeLuca and lived most of her life in Lorain, Ohio. She was a graduate of Lorain High School. Mrs. Fox was a seamstress at Louis Cohn for 25 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Peter Church in Lorain and a member of St. Peter Senior Group. Most mornings, family and friends would gather in her kitchen for coffee, refreshments and conversation. Mrs. Fox is known by many for the letters written to “Letters to the Editor” at the Morning Journal. “Emma Fox Day” was celebrated at the Palace Theater on February 10, 2002 for her contributions to the Morning Journal. She enjoyed playing cards and reading.

She is survived by her son, John, a psychotherapist in Los Angeles, California; sister, Helen Caruso of Lorain, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Fox, who was killed in 1944 while serving in the Army in WWII; sisters, Christina Petro, Carmella Caserta, Suzie Ermi, Molly Christini, Jean Caruso and Louise Dimacchia.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440) 244-1961 on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 from 5-8 PM.

Prayers will be held at 9:20 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 AM, Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at St. Peter Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH, Fr. Chuck Henkle O.F.M Conv., Associate Pastor. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Memorial Contributions may be made to New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053.


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