Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Rosalie B. Fox

Rosalie B. Fox (Warga,) who was born October 29th, 1934 in Brooklyn, New York, peacefully passed away at home on May 22nd, 2023 surrounded by her family and her beloved cats Roughie and Tippy. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Warga. She was married on July 27, 1957 to the late Richard L. Fox, who passed away on December 4th, 2008. Rose and Richard resided in Brooklyn, New York after they were married, before moving to Syosset, New York. In 1975, Richard and Rose moved to Blairstown, where they both lived for the rest of their lives.

Rose worked for several years at Lloyds of London, then worked for Crum and Foster Insurance Company until her retirement. In her retirement, Rose enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and her beloved pets. Rose was an accomplished cook who prepared legendary meals. Rose also enjoyed crafting and shopping and spending time with her close friends and vacationing in the Hamptons.

She leaves behind her daughter, Laura Tafuni (Fox) and her husband Joseph Tafuni and her son, Kristopher Fox and his wife Lisa Fox. She also leaves behind five grandchildren, Ashley Schreiber (Tafuni) and her husband Robert Schreiber; Matthew Tafuni; Victoria Fox and her partner Matthew Radman; Ryan Tafuni and Rachel Fox.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown. Friends and family are welcome to join a celebration of life on Tuesday, May 30th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a prayer service at the funeral home.

A private burial will take place afterwards at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery located in Andover.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider a donation to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860 or an online donation to The Wounded Warriors Association.