Helen W. Fox, 94, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at home under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on February 11, 1924 she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Helen (Wells) Fox. Attending local schools and graduating from Cornell University.
Helen began her career as an Assistant Research Scientist at Buffalo General Hospital, then went to work for Children's Hospital and finally retired after 28 years in her research field of cancers caused by cigarette smoking from Roswell Park Cancer Institute. In her spare time Helen enjoyed gardening and traveling. She also loved animals, especially her dog, Tinker.
She is survived by her cousins, Loretta (Larry) Gibbs of Youngstown, NY, Marilyn (Peter) Townsend of Presto, PA and Patricia (John) Bunk of Clarence, NY. She is also survived by her lifelong friend, neighbor and attorney, David Boniello. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her brother, Jack Fox.
There is NO PRIOR visitation. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 4th at First Presbyterian Church of Niagara Falls, 311 First Street, Niagara Falls, NY. Burial took place at the convenience of the family in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Donations in her memory may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094-1231. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC.