Posted by on October 21, 2021 6:37 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Elaine Evelyn (Rothermel) Fox, 66, of Halifax passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021 at UPMC Harrisburg.

Born April 29, 1955 in Ashland she was a daughter of the late Norman and Evelyn (Morgan) Rothermel. She is survived by her husband of 44 years Lawrence “Larry” Fox.

She graduated from the Tri-Valley High School in 1973. Elaine was employed as a Postal Carrier in the Halifax area from 1986 until her retirement in 2013 due to a diagnosis of breast cancer.

She was of the Protestant faith and attended Miller’s Church in Halifax.

Elaine enjoyed entertaining at her home and pool, painting, quilting and loved going out to eat especially at seafood restaurants. She will be remembered for her pleasant personality and her love for her animals.

Surviving are her husband Larry, 3 brothers, Gary (Carol) Rothermel, Dale (Kathleen) Rothermel, and Ray Rothermel; as well as nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her son Fred Everett Fox who passed away July 20, 1994.

At the present time services will be private with interment in Zion E.C. Cemetery, Pitman. A public Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.

The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the online guest book please visit

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