Bernard F. Fox
Bernard F. Fox, 59, of 198 South Ave. Bradford, PA, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Bradford Manor.
Born February 22, 1957, in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Francis B. and Carolyn (Haley) Fox.
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Bernie worked as a carpenter helper, a painter, and later as a groundskeeper at Lehigh University.
In 2005 with the help of his sister Gioia and her son Michael he moved to Bradford.
He was a member of the Cobb Street Baptist Church in Johnsonburg and the Harbor Light Independent Baptist Mission.
Bernie enjoyed reading his Bible, tent meetings in Hamburg NY, fishing, swimming, and gardening. He most especially enjoyed spending time with Mary Anne and Wayne Beaver and his family and friends.
Surviving are two sisters, Mary Anne (Wayne) Beaver, of Phoenix AZ, and Gioia Kestler, of North Warren, brother-in-law Joseph G Kestler Jr. of Pensacola FL, one sister-in-law Joanne Lewandowski-Fox, of Peoria AZ, four nephews, Nathan (Kristin) Beaver, Aaron (Diane) Beaver, Michael Kestler, Justin Fox, two grand nephews Ian and Alec Beaver, and Bernard's caregivers for the last 11 years Diane and Mike Nethery.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Fox.
Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from Noon to 1:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 South Ave., at 1:00pm funeral and committal services will be held with Rev. Dale Painter officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Russell.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Harbor Light Independent Baptist Mission, 198 South Ave., Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com