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Gary W. Fox

June 6, 1951 August 17, 2023
Gary W. Fox
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Obituary for Gary W. Fox


Gary W. Fox, 72, of Biglerville, PA formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away at his home surrounded by his beloved family on Thursday, August 17, 2023 after a long illness. Born in Gettysburg on June 06, 1951, he was the son of the late George G. & Jean Mazie (Lentz) Fox. Gary is survived by his wife of 50 years, Susan J. “Susie” (Simpson) Fox. He was a 1969 graduate of Gettysburg High School and earned his teaching degree from York College in 1973. Following college, Gary briefly taught school in the Gettysburg area before entering the hospitality industry. He served as general manager for many years at the former Sheridan Inn in Gettysburg, Villa Leo Hotel & Restaurant, Stonehedge & Boppers and Marvelous Marv’s. Gary and his wife Susie served as Foster Parents in Adams County for 25 years, served as Teen Angel Sponsor Coordinator for Adams County Children & Youth Services and was a member of the Youth Services Individual Living Advisory Council. Gary loved his family and all their activities and events, gardening and traveling. In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children, Cory H. Fox (Jen) of Gettysburg, Stacie M. Chornak (Mark) of Lewisberry, PA, Kari Fox Harding (James) of Camp Hill, Pa, James Varady (Jocelyn) of Gettysburg, Wyatt Shultz of Hanover, PA and Michael Zinn of Arendtsville, PA. five grandchildren Tiffany Shifflett (Vince), Houston Fox, Megan Chornak, Sophia Chornak and Beckett Harding, 2 great grandchildren, Everleigh and Ryder Shifflett, a sister, Shirley Harbaugh, brother-in-law, Stephen Simpson (David Bumgarder), sister-in-law, Roberta Lau Simmons (Rodger) and a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Marv Simpson. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg. Interment will follow the services in the Flohrs Cemetery, McKnighstown, PA. A Viewing will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to County of Adams Independent Living, 525 Boyds School Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

23

Aug

9:00 AM 8/23/2023 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/23/2023 11:00:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

23

Aug

11:00 AM 8/23/2023 11:00:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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Location

Flohr's Cemetery Final Resting Place

595 Flohr's Church Rd.
McKnightstown, PA 17343

595 Flohr's Church Rd. McKnightstown 17343 PA
United States
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