Fox, Viola Alberta – peacefully at QHC-Belleville General Hospital on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, only four days after the passing of her beloved husband of 73 years, Bruce “Bud” Fox.  Viola Fox of Belleville in her 93rd year.  Daughter of the late Fredrick and Gladys Ritch.  Loving mother of Bruce “Bud Jr.” (Carole) of Belleville, Howard (Joan) of Napanee, Brenda Donovan, Tony (Sheila), Jim (Anne) all of Belleville, Susan (Ian) Dallas of Consecon and sons-in-law, William Morris of Belleville and Dan Jacques of Stirling.  Cherished grandmother of 22 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.  Viola is predeceased by her daughters, Carolyn Morris and Laura Jacques, by her sisters Margaret Smith, Dorothy Urch and Freda Sweet and by her brother Anthony Ritch.  Also remembered by her sister-in-law Delia Ritch.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.  Cremation to follow with Inurnment at St. James Cemetery at a later date.

If desired, Memorial Donations to St. Michael’s Parish Hall would be appreciated by the family.

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