GEORGE J. FOX, 87, of Charles Street, Fox Hill section of Plains Township, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late John and Mary Factin Fox. He was educated in Sacred Heart School and Coughlin High School. He was formerly employed as a material foreman for PPL. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Martha J. Oliver Fox. Surviving are sister, Marie McGrady and husband, Thomas, Bel Air, Md.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township, with the Rev. Reginald H. Thomas officiating. Friends may call Monday 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday 9 to 10 a.m. Interment will be in Hanover Green Cemetery.