Thelma Lipsitz "Ted" Fox
Peninsula Funeral Home
11144 Warwick Boulevard
Newport News, VA
NEWPORT NEWS - Thelma 'Ted' Lipsitz Fox, passed away at the Newport News Nursing and Rehabilitation Center early Sunday morning, June 1, 2008, after a long battle to recuperate from failing health from a hospital related illness.
Ted would have been 90 years old on June 24, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Alex and Rose Lipsitz; beloved wife of the late, Bernard 'Bucky' Fox; sister of the late, Gitela Jacobson. She was also preceded in death by Baby Stephen Leslie Fox.
She is survived by two sons, Robert and his wife, Carol of Davenport, Iowa, and Jeffrey of New Orleans, La.; four grandsons, Jason, Joshua, Justin and Nicholas; three great-grandchildren; special friend and caretaker, Nancy Townsend; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Ted, a lifelong native of Newport News, was a graduate of Newport News High School and an active member of Rodef Shalom Temple, Hadassah and O.R.T. She retired after being employed for over 25 years as the secretary and special advisor to many U.S. Army Generals at the Continental Army Command, Fort Monroe, Va.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2008, in the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published by Daily Press on Jun. 3, 2008.
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Bobby and Jeff: I first met your Mother when she came to work in my office at Ft Monroe in the early 60's. She was a great co-worker and friend. Teddy was a delightful person. My best to you and your families.
Patty Knight
June 5, 2008
Dear Bobby
Everybody is waiting for Teddy. Kisses and hugs.
With an understanding heart.
Your friend
Rochelle Spooner
June 5, 2008
Grandma, You will be missed by all your family and friends. Thank you for all the love you gave.... to all of us!
With love forever,
Jason, Justin, Nick Fox grandsons
Jason and Justin Fox
June 5, 2008
Dear Jeff and Bobby,
I have such loving memories of your parents,visiting them and the rest of the family. I hope that you both are well. Marci Fox Lebenbom
Marci Fox Lebenbom
June 4, 2008
My sincere sympathy on the loss of your Mother. She and my Mother (Rae Gordon) were very good friends. Hope you are well ....SHALOM!!
June 3, 2008
I am sure there is a allot of folks waiting to hug your sweet mother, including much of my family. I am sorry for your loss. Norton
Norton Richman
June 3, 2008
Dear Jeffrey and family,

So sorry for your loss. I remember your mother when I was a child growing up in Stuart Gardens and Christopher Shores, and Magruder School.

Find peace in your memories.

Susie Collier McKown
June 3, 2008
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