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 dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published by Daily Press on Jun. 3, 2008.