Mrs. Margaret Shalenik Fox, 82, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.
Margaret was born Aug. 1, 1931, in Allentown, Pa., the daughter of the late Andrew Shalenik and Elizabeth Kucsinka Shalenik. Margaret was a housewife and volunteer with many civic and community activities including being a Girl Scout leader, church secretary and church organist for St. Catherine Catholic Church. Margaret was loved by all.
Margaret Fox was married to the late Mr. William A. Fox II of Lancaster. She is survived by her 10 children and their spouses: Mary and David Smith of Arden, N.C.; Kathy and Steve Creech of Sumter; Bill and Debbie Fox of Matthews, N.C.; Mark and Cathy Fox of Florence; Joey Fox of Charlotte; Betsy and Jim Thomas of Young Harris, Ga; Andy and Kumiko Fox of Tokyo; Janey and John deRieux of Simpsonville; Terry and Sean Roche of Duluth, Ga.; Peggy and Craig Greer of Conyers, Ga.; 37 grandchildren: Monica (Michael) Koerschner, Patricia (Jouko) Lahepelto, Thomas Smith, Michael Smith; Sally (Marvin) Robinson, Stephen (Lindsay) Creech, Anna (Blake) Montgomery, Lindsey (Jay) Wilkinson, Bill Fox IV, Gregory Fox, Spencer Fox; Andrew Fox, Caitlin (Eric) Hart, Sara Caroline Fox, Daniel Fox; Patrick Fox, Ryan Fox, Michael Fox, Jonathan Fox; Maggie (Mikee) Pietrofere, Rollie (Brittany) Thomas, Maria Thomas, Ian Thomas, Hannah (Dalton) Smith, Ada Thomas, Janey Thomas, Jacob Thomas, Locke Thomas; Erika Fox, Charlie Fox; Rebecca deRieux, Adam deRieux, Joey Roche, Lucy Roche, Lily Roche, John Greer, Sarah Jo Greer; and 11 great-grandchildren: Nathan Koerschner, Patrick Koerschner, and Stephen Koerschner; Madeline Lahepelto, Margaret Dover Robinson, Kathleen Robinson, Caroline Creech, Mack Creech, Elizabeth Creech, Louise Montgomery and Anne Fulton Montgomery.
The Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Fox is 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.
The family of Margaret Fox will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today, July 25, 2014, at Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Catherine Catholic Church Building Fund, 720 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, is caring for the family of Mrs. Fox.