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Morris Fox
Morris Fox, 93, of Old Hebron Rd., Colchester, and Lauderhill, FL died Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown. Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Herschel and Ella (Wolcowitz) Fuks. A skilled athlete, he received many medals in bicycle racing and gymnastics. A veteran of the Polish Army, Morris was a Holocaust Survivor of the Zdunska Wola and Lodz Ghettos, Aushswitz Concentration Camp, and Middlestein Slave Labor Camp. He was liberated in May 1945. Morris was a principled and courageous man who helped pull prisoners from the death trains. After he came to the US IN September of 1950 and settled in Colchester he was an egg and poultry farmer. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Connecticut Dept. Of Motor Vehicles. He was a member of Congregation Ahavath Achim of Colchester. He leaves his beloved wife of 61 years, Lola (Zylberman) Fox; a son Jack Fox with his wife Audrey of Cumberland, RI; a daughter, Marilyn Fox with her husband Dennis Latchum of Lebanon; a son-in-law, Roy Goldstein of Newington; and two grandchildren, Michelle Fox and Damon Goldstein. He was predeceased by a daughter, Eva Goldstein. Above all else, Morris held his family as the most important of all in his life. Funeral services will be held TODAY, Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbi Kenneth Alter officiating. Interment will follow in Congregation Bnai Sholom Memorial Park, Wethersfield. Shiva will be observed at his home. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Ahavath Achim, 84 Lebanon Ave., Colchester, or to the Colchester Volunteer Ambulance Dept., Colchester 06415. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Morris with his family, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.



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