Agnes Fox

Obituary of Agnes Fox


Agnes M. (Waldron)


After 104 wonderful years, many of them lived in Point Breeze, on Monday, May 1, 2017. Beloved wife of 30 years to the late A. C. Fox.  Step-mother of David J. Fox, Margaret F. Casey and Geraldine F. Faubian.  Born in Pittsburgh on December 6, 1912 to the late John and Elizabeth Waldron, Agnes was the eldest of 6 sisters and 2 brothers.  She is the sister of John Bernard Waldron, Sr. Mary Damian Waldron, RSM, and the late Dorothy Waldron, Elizabeth Ulrich, Beatrice Boucek, Rose Marie Harkins and James Waldron; also survived by step-children, nieces and nephews.  Agnes strived for her entire life to solve the task at hand.  Generously giving her time and talents as a schoolteacher, USO volunteer, secretary, homemaker, Greater Pittsburgh Guild for the Blind volunteer, knitting blankets for the babies in the hospital, contributor to her church St. Bede, and many other causes over the years.  Agnes contributed her longevity to her faith, resolve and determination.  Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Homes,, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Friday, 9:00 am to 10:15 am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Bede Church at 11 am.  Interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Agnes’s name to the UPMC Benevolent Care Program, 200 Lothrup Street, Forbes Tower, Suite 10072, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or on-line at