Mary Ann Fox of Jewett Avenue in Cortland passed away in Syracuse, November 3, 2009ââ€š¬Â¦ four days after her 72nd birthday. She was born October 30, 1937, the daughter of the late
Harold and Catherine Walsh Moore.
Mary Ann was born and raised in Cortland. She graduated from Cortland High School (Class of 55) and from CCBI. She retired in 1997 after 31 years with the Cortland City School Districtââ€š¬Â¦ first as school secretary at Alton B. Parker Elementary School, and later in pupil personnel at the district office. She was a communicant of St. Marys Catholic Church. She lived for more than 45 years in the churchs shadows on Jewett Avenueââ€š¬Â¦ she and her husband Bob raised their family in a house there built by her father. She cherished her neighbors, her classmates, her colleagues and friends, who blessed her with many kindnesses.
Mary Ann is survived by her three sons: Tim (Cheryl) of Syracuse; Jon (Tina) of Palmetto, FL; and Sean (Kristin) of Boulder, CO; her grandsons Ryan, Connor and Trevor; and a cousin, Patty Stamm (Karl) of Groton.
Mrs. Fox was predeceased by her husband Robert in April 2000, and by her daughter Mary Ellen, and twin grandsons Jacob and joshua.
A memorial service will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland with the Rev. Mark Kaminski officiating. Interment will follow in St. Marys Cemetery. Friends are invited to call on Sunday afternoon 3:00-6:00 PM at the funeral home. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Caring Community Hospice of Cortland County, 11 Kennedy Pkwy., Cortland, 13045. To offer condolences online , visitwww.Wright-Beard.com
Tim, "Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you whereever you go" - joshua 1:9 Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mother. My special regards and sympathy to Cheryl and the entire family. Francis Fasuyi
What a lovely woman Mary Ann was. We knew her throughout her life as beloved next door neighbor at Lincoln Avenue, mother of 3 fine boys, and a friend to us always. We wish her family peace and joy in knowing how much she was loved and admired. We shall miss her always. Jo and Toni Newton
We are sending our love and peaceful wishes to you during this challenging time of life. In sympathy and friendship, Mike & Gladys
Our heartfelt sympathy as your mourn the loss of your mother. May the wonderful memories you shared comfort you during this difficult time. With love, Shauna, Mark & Julia
Tim,Jon and Sean, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was one special lady and I feel honored to have had her as a friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you and I only wish I could be there to offer them in person, but thoughts of you will be in my heart the next few days. Love, Carol Mott
Tim, Jon and Sean, I was deeply saddened to receive news of your mother's passing. My condolences to your entire family.
Dear Tim and all the Fox family, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of of Mary Ann. I will miss her very much.
Carol Stanton Leonard
We are so sorry for your loss. She was a lovely person and neighbor and will be truly missed. Much love, The Paquins
Our deepest sympathies. Many of us knew your mom from the schools. She was an amazing woman. Cortland Area retired Teachers' Association