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Lester E. Fox

Lester E. Fox, age 95, of Millcreek Twp., passed away on Saturday December 22, 2018 at St. Mary's at Asbury Ridge. He was born on October 9, 1923, in Erie, son of the late Lester G. and Eugenie M. Anderson Fox.

Lester was a graduate of the former Wesleyville High School and had earned a B.A. degree from Wittenburg University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during World War II. He was employed as a Division Manager by the former Erie Malleable Iron, retiring after 31 years of service, and was a member of Crossroads Community Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Lester was preceded in death by his wife, Doris V. Pletz, who passed away July 9, 1990. Survivors include one daughter, Judith M. Hansen (Donald) of Erie; two granddaughters, Ashley Bullers (Jerad) and Heather Hart (David); and six great-grandchidren, Alyssa Schmidt, Aiden Hart, McKenna Hart, Aubree Bullers, Cali Bullers and Boden Bullers.

Lester's family would like to give a special thank you to the Residential Care Staff at St. Mary's at Asbury Ridge for their compassionate care of Lester.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Road, on Sunday from 2 to 5 pm. A private service conducted by Rev. Katie White will be held for the immediate family. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Greater PA – Erie Chapter, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Suite 15, Erie, PA 16505.

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