Maxine Ellen Fox (1923 - 2015)

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Maxine Ellen (Troutman) Fox, 92, Sigel, Pa., passed away at the Penn Highlands Brookville Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.
She was born Dec. 28, 1923, to the late Joseph and Luella (Pierce) Troutman, in Knoxdale, Pa.
On Sept. 19, 1941, she married John D. Fox in Sigel, Pa. They were married for just under 64 years before John's passing Aug. 23, 2005. She knew John was her soul mate from the first time she laid eyes on him, and before she had actually met him.
She retired as a supervisor from ACME Electric in Salamanca, N.Y.
She was a member of the Sigel United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star. Maxine loved to win at cards. She loved her family and enjoyed being able to cook for them. She was a lover of animals and had many pets throughout the years and is survived by her most recent pet, Ming. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting as a pastime. Maxine was a canner of all kinds of foods but she very much enjoyed dinning out as well.
She will be missed by all those who knew her.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and great-great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by all five of her siblings.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at the McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Brookville, PA 15825. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, also at the McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home, beginning at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gary Sheesley officiating. Interment will take place at the Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Eldred Twp., Jefferson Co., Pa. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Sigel United Methodist Church, 8666 Route 949 Sigel, PA, 15860, or the Brookville VFW Post 204, PO Box 323, Brookville, PA 15825, or to the Penn Highlands Hospice, PO Box 447 DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 6, 2015