Dansville — Shirley M. Fox, age 91, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 11, 2018.
Shirley was born August 6, 1929 in Rochester, a daughter of John & Emma (Knights) (Harding) McConnell. She graduated high school and attended Geneseo State College. She married Ralph E. Fox on September 4, 1949; he predeceased her on February 24, 2009. Shirley & Ralph operated a concession stand at Long Point Amusement Park; as well as leasing & managing the roller skating rink @ the park. Together they also operated the 50+ passenger “Lee M” scenic boat on Conesus Lake for many years. In addition to her parents & husband, she was also predeceased by two brothers, Keith McConnell & Kent Harding.
She volunteered at Noyes Memorial Hospital for many years. She enjoyed reading, traveling with Ralph; especially cruises, but most of all she loved spending time with her family & friends; especially her grandson, Corey.
Shirley is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Sherry & Harry Weaver; her grandson, Corey Weaver (Erica Cuddeback) and her children, Ambrea & Caiden Hartson; several nieces, nephews & cousins.
Friends may call noon to 2 pm Saturday at the Chamberlin – Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville, where funeral services will be held at 2 pm. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or the Dansville Presbyterian Church, 3 School St, Dansville, NY 14437.
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