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Daniel Cox Jr

Daniel Cox Jr., 88, of Elco, surrounded by his loving family, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, in Mon Valley Hospital. Born Nov. 19, 1923, in Elco, he was a son of the late Daniel and Elizabeth Walters Cox. Mr. Cox was a very active member of the Roscoe United Methodist Church where he served as an adult Sunday school teacher and trustee. He was employed by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Allenport Plant, from where he retired after 42 years of employment, and served on Elco Borough Council for 35 years where, for several years, he held the office of Council President. Because of his participation in and support of borough activities and functions, he was a recipient of the "Citizen of the Year" award presented by the Elco Civic Organization. Mr. Cox was known by many in the area as the "Unofficial Elco Borough Historian." Left to cherish the many memories of Mr. Cox are his loving wife of 68 years, Norma Namie Cox; a daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and James Worley, of North Huntingdon; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Carol Cox, of Uniontown, and Dale and Patti Cox of Ellicott City, MD; seven grandchildren, Jamie (Kerri) Worley, Daniel (Jennifer) Worley, Heather (Jason) Gurnari, Jason (Megan) Cox, Jeremy (Jennifer) Cox, Kelley (Marquel) Hatcher, and Jonathan Cox and fiancAC., Katie; and 11 great- grandchildren, Jillian, Emma, and Katlyn Worley, Joshua Gurnari, Addison, Brenna, Whitney, Ainsley and Jacob Cox, and Kira and Madison Hatcher. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Heidi Worley; sisters, Dorothy Koval and Margaret Dingle; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Marguerite Cox; and an infant brother, George Cox. Friends will be received Sunday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, where a funeral service will be held Monday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. with Pastors Mark Edwards and Ernest DeLuca presiding. Interment will be in Howe Cemetery, Coal Center.




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So sorry for your loss.Dan will be missed very much

Sharon Young Dec 29 2011 12:00 AM

To Dale and the Cox family, My deepest sympathies for your loss. My prayers are with Daniel and all those who knew and loved him. Larry Desi

Laurence Desi, Sr Dec 1 2011 12:00 AM

Dale- Sorry for the lost of your father. My prayers are with you and your entire family. Please no that, he is in good place.

Lois Nov 30 2011 12:00 AM

As a long time co-worker and friend of Daniel's son Dale, please accept my sincerest condolences at Mr. Cox's sad passing. Terry

Terrence W Dunlop Nov 30 2011 12:00 AM

To the Cox family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of need.

Barbara Hemphill Nov 30 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Dale & Family, I was sad to hear of the loss of your beloved father. I pray that God would grant you much comfort and peace during this time. Jennifer Ng

Jennifer Ng Nov 29 2011 12:00 AM

Dale, Please know that my thoughts are with you and your family. If there is anything I can do, please let me know.

Debi Gardiner Nov 29 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Norma and family, My thoughts and prayers go out to you.Dan will be greatly missed by so many people. He was a special person and he touched so many lives.Keep in mind that he is still watching over us from his heavenly home and we will see him again, in God,s time. Blessing to you all. Marguerite Melenyzer

Marguerite Melenyzer Nov 28 2011 12:00 AM

To: Dale Cox and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. It seems that your father will be missed by more than just you and your family. I know that you all will miss him, but he left you a great legacy of devotion and service. We pray that this and other memories will comfort you in the weeks and months to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Beverly A. Bragg and Family

Beverly A. Bragg Nov 28 2011 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Dans passing. He was a very special man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Bob and Janice Huhn Lindsay

Jan Llindsay Nov 28 2011 12:00 AM

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