Irene J. Fox



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Greece: Peacefully, passed into the arms of the Lord with her loving family by her side, Sunday, August 31, 2008 at age 87. Predeceased by her husband, Warren Fox who passed away May of 2006 and her sister and brother-in-law, Eleanor (Joe) Lipczynski. Survived by her children, Steve (Brenda) Fox, Ellen (Bernard III) Beikirch; Donald Fox (Lori & Adrianne); grandchildren, Bernie (Karen) Beikirch, Kimberly (Michael) Reisinger, Rick Fox, Gary Beikirch, Michael Fox & Stacy Fox; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Edwin (Rose) Jagla; sister, Stella Malinowski; many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Karen for several years of extraordinary care and compassion as well as the other special caregivers: Jan, Sherry, Sally and Geri. Thanks to the attentive and caring staff at Crest Manor Nursing Home for their kindness and dedication to Irene over the past year. Friends may call Friday 4-7 PM at Vay- Schleich and Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 11:00 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Private Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Golisano Children’s Hospital or the Sisters of Mercy in her memory.


  1. Judy Clark, Sisters of Mercy on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Ellen and family: We offer condolences and prayers as you suffer the loss of your loved one. I wasn’t able to greet you personally but know you are in our thoughts. Judy Clark, Community Care Dept., Sisters of Mercy – McAuley Residence

  2. Sam & Dorothy Beikirch Latone on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Even when families are not closely connected, when one of our Beikirch members leaves us it is felt by those who you may not know. As long as you are remembered you are still with us. My father’s (Louis) brother, was Bernard Beikirch Sr. Families Live On

  3. Stacy Fox on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I feel so blessed for the time we have spent together, Gramma. I love and miss you already, and I will see you down the road.

  4. Lori VanDerlinde on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I have uploaded some recent photos of Irene. Please feel free to add your own.

  5. Les Buck on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Steve and Brenda , my sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one. May God bless you and keep you in his care. Les Buck

  6. Shirley (Ryan) Bader on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    To Don, Ellen & Steve (and families), I am very sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a wonderful Lady. I remember a conversation I had with her in your Shady Way kitchen many, many years ago about hard vs soft water. Weird, huh? On behalf of the Ryan family, I would like to extend our condolences. God bless.

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