Felicia Alice Fox, 95, passed away at her home on March 17, 2020. Born the daughter of Alexander and Bridget Kozloski on October 24, 1924 in Throop, Pennsylvania.
From 1944 to 1947, Felicia was a yeoman for the U.S. Naval Reserve stationed in Jacksonville, FL. She attended the University of Connecticut and graduated in 1951 with a degree in political science. Thereafter, Felicia served for 5 years in Japan during the Korean War. She relocated to Catawba County to become a dairyman’s wife and an educator at Maiden Elementary School for 22 years.
Felicia was not only devoted to her country, she loved the English language, was an avid reader and crossword puzzler, world traveler, and animal lover. Active until the age of 94, Felicia bowled in the Hickory and Newton Seniors’ leagues.
Preceding her death are daughter Paula Townsend, son Gordon Fox, brother Benjamin Kozloski and sister Louise Hessler.
She is survived by her sister Clare Quinslisk, daughters Lisa and Kim Fox, son Greg Fox, granddaughter Heather Kivett, grandson Michael Fox and great-grandson Gavin Kivett.
A memorial service will be announced and held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in behalf of Felicia to the Humane Society of Catawba County.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Fox family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.
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