Loretta Marie Fox (10/18/1915 - 03/30/2011)

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Loretta Marie
October 18, 1915 ~
March 30, 2011

Loretta Marie Fox passed away on March 30th at home, surrounded by her loving family. Loretta was born October 18, 1915 in Uniontown, WA the 2nd child of Albert and Mary Mosman. She grew up in Uniontown and at the age of 12 moved to Central Ridge, Id with her family. During her adult years, she lived in Walla Walla, Spokane, and for the last 26 years in Vancouver, WA.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Fox in 1980 and her daughter Sheila E. Fox in 1998. She is survived by sons James J. Fox (Marilyn) of Vancouver, WA, David R. Fox (Cathy) of Bend, OR and daughters Jeannie M. Riler (Fred) of Issaquah, WA and Lisa M. Fox of Vancouver, WA.

She is also survived by six grandchildren Jeff, John, Kelly, Jennifer, Stephanie and Melissa, as well as seven great-grandchildren, Katy, Jack, Gus, Grace, Charlie, Lucas and Olive. In addition, all five of her siblings survive her, Bernadine (97), Raymond (93), Stella (90), Jean (88) and Clarence (85).

She was an active member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Vancouver. After many years in temporary housing, Holy Redeemer broke ground on their new church building in 2008. With additional interior details yet to completed, the dedication of the new parish facility took place in 2009 and it was a high point in Loretta's life.

A memorial service will be held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at 11:00am. A rosary service will be held at Hennessey Funeral Home in Spokane, WA on Thursday April 7, 2011 at 7:00pm. The funeral Mass will be at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Spokane on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11:00am followed by a reception with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Spokane. She will be laid to rest next to her husband John.

Memorials may be made to the Holy Redeemer Building Fund at 17010 NE 9th Street, Vancouver, WA 98687 or the charity of your choice.

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Published in Spokesman-Review from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2011
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