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Irma Marie Gore Fox 83, of Cambridge passed away peacefully Monday, June 22, 2015 at Jackson’s Special Home in Cambridge where she had resided the past three years.
Born March 12, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Washington and Daisy Hughes Gore of Andrews. She attended the local schools in the Crapo area.
On September 8, 1954 she married John W. Fox, Jr. She was the wife of a career U.S. Navy man and together they enjoyed over 56 years of marriage before his passing May 30, 2011.
Irma had worked at the Eastern Shore State Hospital as a nurse’s aide and retired in 1992 after over 25 years of service. After retirement she enjoyed watching her grandson. A quiet and caring woman she always took pride in her appearance and kept her weekly hair appointments.
Surviving is her daughter Kandy Fox of Cambridge; grandson Logan Fox and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband was a brother Emmitt Gore and a sister Katherine “Kitty” Smith.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in memory of Irma can be made to Jackson’s Special Home, c/o Sarah Jackson, 210 Henry Street, Cambridge, MD 21613.
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
To share memories or send online condolences please visit www.newcombcollins.com
My sincere condolences for the loss of your dear mother, Irma. May you find comfort in God's promise to soon "swallow up death forever...and wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) God also promises of a time soon when " no resident will say : I am sick." (Isaiah 33:24) That is a wonderful time to look forward to! You will find more comforting thoughts @ jw.org.
Reene Jul 14 2015 12:00 AM
Kandy and Logan: Kandy I was saddened to learn of your Mom's passing. Logan, you will miss those special moments with Gran, but remember she is and will always be a part of you. Take care, God Bless.
Janet Bradford Hunteman Jul 6 2015 12:00 AM
SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOM
JACKIE ROE Jul 2 2015 12:00 AM
Kandy and Logan So very sorry about the loss of your mother and grandmother. Kandy I remember your Mom when we were growing up she was always very kind to me and I have always remembered that. I am sure you will miss her deeply. Kindest Regards, Mary
Mary Leonard ( Cunningham) Jun 26 2015 12:00 AM
Thinking of you
Mike & Cheryl Jun 24 2015 12:00 AM
sorry I grew up with Irma
BubbieandOvetta Creighton Jun 23 2015 12:00 AM
Kandy, Logan & family, Keeping you folks in our prayers. Hanks & Amanda
Amanda Henry Jun 23 2015 12:00 AM
WKandy: We are thinking of you and praying for you at this difficult time.
Cindy Bloodsworth Cannon & David Cannon Jun 23 2015 12:00 AM