Mr. Donald J. Fox

  • Born: June 13, 1936
  • Died: February 9, 2019
  • Location: Westlake, Ohio

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
Tel. (440) 933-3202

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Father and Grandfather

Donald J. Fox, 82, of Westlake, beloved husband of the late Anna (nee Sarisky); loving father of Deborah Fox, Karen Andolsen (Bob) and Shari Wahl (Bill); devoted grandpa of Natalie, Andy, Samantha and Zachary; cherished son of the late Helen (nee Surgala); dear brother in law, uncle, cousin and friend of many. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Don was a proud United States Army Veteran, he made his living as a bookbinder and loved vacationing in Chautauqua with his family. He was an avid Cleveland sports enthusiast. Don was at his best when surrounded by people who he cared for. Don counted the staff at Rae-Ann Westlake among those he loved, his family is so grateful for their tender care. Memorial donations are suggested to the Activities Department at Rae-Ann Westlake, 28303 Detroit Rd, Westlake, OH 44145. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 11:00 am, at St. Joseph Church, 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake from 4-8pm on Tuesday. Don will be buried in a private ceremony at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery where he will be laid to rest beside his beloved Anna on Valentine's Day. 440-933-3202


Condolence & Memory Journal

We are so sorry for your loss. I know your dad will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Posted by Steve and Nancy Tillinger - Parma, OH   February 16, 2019

Debbie I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Rose Burleson - Ashtabula, OH - coworker   February 12, 2019


Don and I pretty much grew up together. I will always remember the good times we had. He will be missed but always in my thoughts. Regret that we will not be able to attend his funeral, but will be there in spirit. Deepest sympathies to his entire family. Love always,

Posted by Jim and Marilyn Fox - Mount Laurel, NJ - Family   February 11, 2019

Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Donald. May your fond memories and the peace of God give you comfort and strengthen you during this difficult time.I will keep you in my prayers

Posted by Mb - GA   February 11, 2019

May the God of all comfort and a promise hope, be with the family and friends at this very difficult and sad time.

Posted by D - Cleveland, OH   February 11, 2019

Don was the sweetest man. We loved him dearly. He and Anne raised three of the most amazing women I know. I wish we could be there to give you hugs. We love you

Posted by The Anderson Family - Lovell, ME - Family   February 11, 2019

My dearest Fox family, so saddened to learn of Don's death, but can only imagine the reunion as he and Anna are reunited. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Rachael Sebastian - North Ridgeville, OH   February 11, 2019


Don, well, you know..... the talks, the enabling (candy, cookies, goodies), the other one to call me Chris outside my parents. Damn this job for tough moments but thankful for all those that become family. You and Anna. Thank you! You were, are, and will always be remembered, loved, and missed.❤

Posted by Chrissy    February 10, 2019

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