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Mary J. (Northup) Fox

August 27, 1932 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Mary J. Fox, 89, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born in Convoy, OH, on August 28, 1932, the daughter of the late William P. and Florence (Sheets) Northup. On June 12, 1954, she married Leonard D. Fox and after nearly 50 years together he preceded her in death on March 19, 2004.

She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, where she served on the Women’s Guild and was in the Christian Women’s Society. She was a graduate of Convoy High School Class of 1950.

Mary was an administrative assistant in the reinsurance division at Lincoln Financial, where she worked for 25 years and retired in 1997. She then worked another decade for Grote Chiropractic.

She is survived by her 3 daughters, Judy Scherer of Decatur, Debra (Dave Newnam) Fox of Ft. Wayne, and Kristi (Jim Hibbert) Garcia of Roanoke; 2 sisters-in-law, Norma Shelton and Barbara Fox both of Decatur; a brother-in-law, Richard Fiechter of Craigville; 4 grandchildren, Justin (Elisa) Garcia of Indianapolis, Ashley Garcia of Decatur, Chelsi Garcia, of Decatur, and Megan (Derek) Pinkham of Sullivan, ME; 8 great grandchildren, Cadynce Carpenter, Elih Brown, Sean Flanagan, Cobyn Brown, Adalina Garcia, Morgan Flanagan, Arlo Pinkham, and Eliana Garcia.

Mary was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Dale Scherer, a brother, Floyd Northup, and sister, Helen Northup in infancy.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Adams Woodcrest in the Porter Auditorium and then from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with visitation 1 hour prior to the service from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Chaplain Chuck Koenemann will be officiating and burial will immediately follow in the Decatur Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Zion United Church of Christ.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Adams Woodcrest Porter Auditorium

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Visitation
Thursday
June 2, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 2, 2022

10:00 AM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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