FOREST DALE — Mary “Mimi” Scarlett Fox, formerly of Forest Dale, died at Milford Hospital in Milford, Conn., on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. She was 84 years old.
Born May 10, 1928, in New Britain, Conn., to George and Julia Cunningham Scarlett, Mimi majored in Education and graduated from Trinity College, Burlington, Vt., in 1949 and began her teaching career at West Rutland High School, then moved to Washington, D.C., where she married her husband, John, in June 1951.
Mimi lived in Washington, D.C., and Lanham, Md., and worked as a fifth-grade mathematics teacher until retiring to Vermont in 1979. Mary was a member of St. Mary’s Parish in Brandon and is especially remembered as a devoted mom, loving wife, caring grandparent, and loyal friend.
Survivors include her sister, Margaret DelMastro of Wethersfield, Conn.; her daughters Mary Colleen LaCrosse of Shamokin, Pa., and Sheila Fox of Milford, Conn.; her son, Kevin Fox of Owings Mills, Md.; four granddaughters, Jennifer Gilroy and husband Anthony Gilroy of Indian Head, Md., Valerie LaCrosse and partner Chris Fallat of Kulpmont, Pa., Tina LaCrosse and partner Matt Grosse of Kulpmont, Pa., and Nicole “Peach” LaCrosse of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; her great-grandchildren, Britney Gilroy, Brandon Gilroy, AJ Gilroy, John Gilroy and Lillie Gilroy of Indian Head, Md.; Kasey Paige Seger, Rilynn Fallat and Kyra Grosse of Kulpmont, Pa.; and in-laws Wayne and Bette Fox of Westport, N.Y., June Anderson of Clearwater, Fla., Theresa Fox Cummings of Ashland, Mass., and Patricia Scarlett of New Britain, Conn.; and many nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Fox, and her daughter Michele Fox; parents George and Julia Scarlett; and brothers George Scarlett, Francis “Red” Scarlett, James Scarlett, and Clarence “Moe” Scarlett.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a memorial Mass for Mimi at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon, Vt., on June 8 at 10 a.m. She will be buried with her husband, John, and daughter Michele in Arlington National Cemetery.
The family extends their appreciation to Deacon Gary and Jeannine Griffin, the Segale Family, Donna Wyman, the Pelletier Family, Jan, Marie Bradbury, and friends and neighbors in Forest Dale for their care and support.
Arrangements by Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. ◊
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