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Pauline Fox

1928-2017

Published: June 7, 2017 4:00 AM

12/12/1928 05/31/2017

As a young girl, Polly Fox knelt beside her bed and asked Jesus to come into her heart. On June 1st, after a lengthy illness, her Lord returned for her as she died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family.

Pauline Fox

Pauline worked very hard for many years raising her family as a dairy farm wife in Suffield Ohio and later as the secretary to the head meat buyer for FW Albrecht Grocery Co(ACME) in Akron, Ohio. She also greatly enjoyed helping struggling families through her work as a homemaker/mentor for Summit County Family Services in the 1970's.

Pauline had a passion for playing the trumpet, sang soprano in the church choir, and enjoyed gardening, quilting and cooking. Her greatest passion, however, was her love for family and friends and helping anyone who was in need.

Pauline was preceded in death by parents Arthur & Mildred Ritzman, brother Harold Ritzman, sister Fayne Fox, and daughters Roena Mae McPheron & Sandy Bryan.

She is survived by her husband Eugene of 70 years, brother Wayland (Joan) Ritzman, children Phillip (Mary Gail) Fox, Bill (Maria) Fox, Carolyn Straight, Kenneth (Evonne) Fox, Denny (Brenda) Fox, Jeannie Fox & Nathan (Mary Ann) Fox. She also is survived by 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild. Also survived by countless nieces and nephews.

Following mom's wishes cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will take place Saturday, June 17th 5pm at New Beginnings United Methodist Church, 2975 Cobb Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, Georgia 30152. Pastor Mike Shearon, presiding. Her ashes will be returned at a future date for burial near her beloved daddy & mom at Greenlawn Cemetery in Uniontown Ohio.

(RC 6-7-17)


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