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Obituary of Rita Alice Fox
The passing of Rita Alice Fox of Fredericton, NB, wife of the late Donald Leigh Fox, occurred on September 22, 2022 at Neill Hall, Fredericton, NB. Born on July 7, 1927 in St. Leonard, NB, she was the daughter of the late Anna Marie (Lanteigne) and Wilfred Chiasson. Rita worked as an Operating Room Booking Clerk for the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. She was a member of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church and sang in the choir. She was involved with the Catholic Women's League, The New Brunswick Wheelchair Sports Association, Scouts of Canada, and Devon Seniors. Rita also vounteered at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, York Manor and the St. John Ambulance.
Rita is survived by her daughters, Linda Palmer (Henry) of Douglas, NB and Anna Stockford (Arnold) of Woodstock, NB; sons, Kenneth Fox (Sarah) of Dartmouth, NS, Robert Fox (Patricia) Fredericton, NB and Andrew Fox (Margaret) of Saint John, NB; brother, Gerard Chiasson (Beth) of Edmonton, AB; sisters, Joan Roy (Reginald) of Terrace BC, and Gemma Roy (Roland) of Saint John, NB; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Rodolphe, Euclyde and Armand Chiasson; sisters, Theresa French, Alfreda Cormier, Jeannine Martin, Bridget Morck and Marie Trainor.
Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Monday, September 26, 2022 from 12 to 2 pm, with a Memorial Service immediately following at 2 pm with Father Maria Arokiam Chinnappan officiating. Interment will take place in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Fredericton, NB. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Children's Wish Foundation or donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com