Eva Fox, 85, former resident

By on May 20, 2011

Eva S. Fox, 85, of Shippensburg, formerly of Denver, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at home.

She was born June 11, 1925 in Ephrata Township. She was a daughter of the late Aaron O. and Leah W. Sensenig Stauffer.

Eva was a member of the Meadow View Old Order Mennonite Church in Newville.

She is survived by five sons: Walter S. Fox, husband of Ella, of Penn Yan, N.Y.; Aaron S. Fox, husband of Joyce, of Savannah, N.Y.; John D. Fox, husband of LaVerne; Weaver S. Fox, husband of Florence; and Ervin S. Fox, husband of Sarah, all of Denver; six daughters: Elizabeth S., wife of John Zimmerman, of Clyde, N.Y.; Susan Ann, wife of Martin, of Wakurus, Ind.; Lydia S., wife of Ivan Shirk, of Shippensburg; Mary Ella, wife of Elvin Martin, of New Holland; Eva Jane Horst, of Penn Yan, N.Y.; and Verna S., wife of Ivan Nolt, of Owen, Wis.; one brother: Isaac Stauffer, husband of Linda, of Kansas; two stepsisters: Lois Mae, wife of Harvey G. Thiessen; and Mary Jane, wife of Charles F. Rutter, of Lancaster; one stepbrother: Alfred James, husband of Ruth Ann Stauffer, of Lititz; 71 grandchildren; 130 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband: John Christian Fox, who died June 13, 2007; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; three sisters; one brother; one stepbrother; one stepsister; and son-in-law: Noah Horst.

Funeral services were held May 21 at Shippensburg Old Order Mennonite Church with Bishop Isaac Weaver officiating. Burial took place in the church cemetery.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

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