In Loving Memory of Claire N. Fox

Claire N. Fox

Claire N. Fox

Dunmore, PA March 25, 1928 ~ December 25, 2016 Date of Service: December 29, 2016

Claire N. Fox, 88, of Scranton, died early morning on Christmas Day in the Mountain View Care Center in Scranton.  She was preceded in death in 2012  by the love of her life, John P. “Jack” Fox, to whom she shared 62 wonderful years of marriage. 

Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Martin and Pierina Mascolini Mataloni, she was a 1946 graduate of Dunmore High School and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.  Prior to her retirement at the age of 82, she was employed by Dean Phipps Auto Stores, Keystone City Residence, Mercy Hospital, and by the Sunflower Corporation as a food demonstrator in various local supermarkets.  She had been a member of the Secretaries of America, the Christian Marriage Encounter Group, and also volunteered at the Deutsch Institute.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend who will be dearly missed. 

Claire’s family wishes to express their sincerest appreciation for all of the loving care given to their mother and grandmother at the Magical Court of the Mountain View Care Center.

Surviving is a son, Gary Fox and wife Lynn of Waverly Township; and daughter Susan Kolankoski and husband Robert of Scranton; grandchildren Elizabeth Demeck of Scranton; Christopher Fox of Scranton; Jessie Fox of Bristol, RI; Kathryn Fox of New York City; Thomas LaCapra and fiancé Kirstin Knee of Scranton; Holly LaCapra of Waverly Township; and Ryan LaCapra of Waverly Township; great-grandson Evan LaCapra of Scranton; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. 

In addition to her beloved husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Kevin; and sister, Gloria Cerra. 

The funeral will be Thursday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Taylor Avenue and East Gibson Street in Scranton.  Interment to follow in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. 

Friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that memorial contributions in Claire’s name be made to the IHM Retirement Fund, c/o the IHM Center, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, 18509.

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