Charles E. Fox

Died: Mon., May 10, 2021

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Charles Edwin Fox of Beach Haven Park, NJ, born in Spring City, PA on November 18, 1940, passed away on May 10, 2021.  He was a resident of Long Beach Island NJ since 1975 and a full-time resident for the past 30 years.  Surviving are his two children, Amy L Barbera and her husband Patrick Barbera; Eric W Fox and his wife Joellyn M Fox; grandchildren, Kyle, Drew and Erika Barbera; brother Calvin W Fox and his wife Wendy C Fox; sister Carol Fox Fisher and her 5 children.  He is predeceased by his parents Susan Mae Harley Fox and Calvin William Fox, Sr.  He is also survived by ex-wife M Laraine Fox.  Charlie graduated from Spring Ford High School in 1958 and Ursinus College in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.  He worked for Campbell Soup Company in Camden, NJ retiring as the Director of Packaging Development after 36 years.  Charlie resided in Haddonfield, NJ from 1972 through 1991 where he coached Little League baseball, town youth soccer, Pigtail softball and church boys’ basketball.  He served 10 years on the Haddonfield Board of Education, 4 years on the Executive Board of the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) and was President of the Haddonfield HS Scholarship Fund.  He was a member of the Haddonfield United Methodist church where he served on the Administrative Board for several years.  Throughout his life, Charlie was a passionate supporter of live theatre, Philadelphia and Southern Regional HS sports enthusiast, year-round tennis player and avid boatsman.  He spent countless hours on Manahawkin Bay enjoying crabbing, fishing, clamming, dining and numerous watersports with his family.  He was a member of the Beach Haven Park Yacht Club where he served as Commodore and Board Chairman for 2 years.  He served on Long Beach Township’s Docks and Wharves Committee and was a member of the LBI Kiwanis Club.  After retirement from Campbell Soup, he became a sales agent for Down the Shore Publishing in W Creek, NJ.

Arrangements are with WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 134 EAST MAIN ST., TUCKERTON, N.J. Cremation is private.  A celebration of Charlie’s life will be held on the bay for family at a later date.  Charlie requested that you consider a donation to the Popcorn Park Animal Refuge in Lacey Twp. NJ. 

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Michele & Frank Lewski
   Posted Tue May 18, 2021
His warm hellos...
His welcome visits to chat...
His interesting stories...
His generosity...

Charlie, you will be missed.

With love, Michele & Frank Lewski

Rita Maggio
   Posted Sat May 22, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we at BookTowne in Manaquan express our sympathy on the death of Charlie. We loved working with him all these years. Please accept our sympathy.
Rita Maggio


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