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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Mary Anita (Oliver) Fox

Mary Anita (Oliver) Fox, 90, residing in Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning, September 15, 2015 at Stein Hospice Care Center after a lengthy illness.

Anita was born on March 9, 1925 in Sandusky, OH to the late Ernest and Mary (Radl) Oliver.

Anita was a 1942 graduate from St. Mary's High School. She was employed at Periodical Publishers in the accounting department in 1942; worked at the Naval Hospital in St. Albans, Long Island, NY and retired from the Lehrer Clinic in 1982. Mary was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Daughters of Isabella, the American Legion Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and a volunteer at Firelands Hospital.

Anita is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Steve) Riesterer; son, John (Marie) Fox; 6 grandchildren, Pamela Wallace, Rebecca Webb, Jennifer Ward, Brian Wagner, Kristen (Wagner) Schulte and Karly Riesterer; 9 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; sister, Kathleen and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Anita is preceded in death by her husband, Milton Fox on October 30, 1995; brothers, Jack, Tom and James Oliver and Pat Jordan; sister, Nancy Turrie Winkelman; and also by her parents that raised her, Dudley and Emma McFadgen.

Friends may call on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. A prayer service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. Entombment will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

Those wishing to contribute to Anita's memory may do so to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870 or to one's favorite charity.

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