Jean R. (Bantom) Fox
April 29, 1944 - October 15, 2021
Jean R. (Bantom) Fox, age 77, of Bear, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, October 15, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE on April 29, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Malcolm Raymond and Madeline (Arment) Bantom.
Jean dedicated her life to her family while also working for over 20 years as the office manager for J.W. Walker and Sons. At home she was always found in her kitchen or garden tending to her flowers and making sure that anyone who left her house had almost certainly eaten too much, laughed too hard and definitely had been given an extra helping of kindness and generosity. She was never happier than when she was spending time with family, friends and her dog, Gabby.
In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence G. Fox, Sr. She is survived by her sons, Lawrence Fox, Jr. (Jennifer) of Glenmoore, PA; Steven Fox (Renee) of Lincoln University, PA; and sister, Madeline “Boots” Bantom of Linwood, PA; as well as her 4 grandchildren, Nicholas, Amy, Benjamin and Zachary.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean’s memory to The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Office of Development, 4000 Nexus Drive Suite W3-300, Wilmington, DE 19803 or online by clicking here.