FOX WILLIAM D., JR. Passed away peacefully at home on July 18, 2021 at the age of 70 after a courageous battle with ALS. Born in Philadelphia on June 28, 1951. Bill was the beloved husband of 46 years to Maryellen (nee McNicholas) Fox and devoted father of Brendan (Nicole), Brian (Caitlin), Bridget (Brian) Gossner, and Maura (Christopher) Crisanti. Loving son of the late William Sr. and Madeleine (nee Keaton). Cherished grandfather to Will, Emily, Sofia, Marin, Shane, Nora, Maddy, and Liam. Dear brother of John (Patricia), Michael (Joy), Joseph (Susan), and Madeleine (Christopher) Farrell, brother-in-law to Marion (Larry) Scott, the late Edward (Denise) McNicholas, Kevin (the late Maureen) McNicholas, and Megan (Dennis) Kennedy, and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing Friday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Bill Fox Gymnasium at Father Judge High School, 3301 Solly Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19136 and Saturday morning 9:00 to 10:30 A.M. at St. Christopher Roman Catholic Church, 13301 Proctor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19116 with the Funeral Mass to follow at 10:30 A.M. Interment will be at William Penn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Friends of Father Judge, 3301 Solly Ave., Phila., PA 19136, www.friendsoffatherjudge.com/donate
in Bill's memory would be appreciated.
Published by The Philadelphia Inquirer on Jul. 22, 2021.