Obituary of James R. Fox
James R Fox, 64, of Castleton, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at home. James was born August 22, 1955, in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of the late Francis and Julianne (Joyce) Fox.
He was an Actuary for New York State Retirement System, for 30 years before retiring in 2010. Jim was an avid Boston Red Sox and New York Giants fan. He loved traveling, gardening, Saratoga horse racing, and camping at Lake George.
Survivors include his wife Donna O. (Ortman) Fox, sister Katherine Fox, brothers Bill Fox (Patti), Dan Fox, Pete Fox (Lorry), and brother-in-law Allan (Deanna). Nieces Laura (Corey), Kerry (Brendan), Chelsea, Kelly (Christopher) and nephews Alex, Mark, Jeff, Corey, Cliff (Keri), Jason, Matthew, and Daniel.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours this Friday, October 11 from 4 to 7 pm at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc. 165 Columbia Turnpike in Rensselaer. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 12:00pm Saturday at the The Sacred Heart Church, 3 Catholic Way, Castleton, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jim's name to University of Connecticut or the Humane Society.