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1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
FOX, Marilyn (Shapiro) 89, passed away peacefully at home in Alexandria, VA, with her family by her side, on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Beloved wife of Calvin Fox, who preceded her in death; sister of Martin Shapiro (Judy); mother of Rand Fox (Cindy) and Darren Fox (Margit). Born as Marilyn Shapiro of Reading MA, she graduated from Reading High School in 1943, and went on to attend Boston College. Marilyn was an accomplished pianist and taught piano privately at her home and within the Reading Schools. After marriage, she moved to Alexandria, VA where she raised two sons and dedicate her life to caring for her husband and family. Marilyn was dedicated to the well being of others with over 20 years of voluntary service on the Northern Virginia Hotline Suicide Prevention Line. She was also a dedicated animal lover and supported multiple animal welfare efforts. Marilyn touched all who knew her and she will be truly missed. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Drive, Alexandria, VA on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. or 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Graveside service will be at King David Memorial Gardens, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2016. Please view and sign the family guestbook at www.jeffersonfuneralchapel.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the ASPCA and the Humane Society of The United States.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 24, 2016
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