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Anna L. Cox

Anna L. Cox

Anna Loretta Cox, 96, of Alexandria Township, NJ, passed away on September 19, 2021 at Foothill Acres Nursing Home in Hillsborough, NJ.

Born September 9, 1925 in Jersey City, NJ, Anna lived in Clark, NJ for most of her life. She worked as a bookkeeper for RCA in Clark, NJ. Prior to getting married, Anna worked for various banks in New York City. She was a Girl Scout leader for her three daughters. Anna enjoyed bowling with her beloved husband Harold. She was a member of Exxon Annuitant Club and was an active member of St. Agnes R.C. Church in Clark, NJ.

Daughter of the late Edward Bentlyewski and Margaret (Daniels) White, Anna is survived by her three daughters Linda Milo and her husband John of Holland Township, NJ, Gayle Sharpe and her husband Allan of Matawan, NJ, Laura Alpern and her husband Robert of Alexandria Township, NJ. Also survived by her two grandchildren Gregory Sharpe and his wife Elisabeth, Kelly Milo and her husband Kyle Van Gilson, and her great-granddaughter Grace Van Gilson. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Harold Thomas Cox in 2018 and her brother Edward Bentlyewski.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 5-8 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ, 08848. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 24 at 11 AM at St. Agnes R.C. Church, 332 Madison Hill Road, Clark, NJ, 07066. Interment will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Rahway, NJ. Due to COVID-19, the family requests face masks please be worn during the visitation and services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the NORWESCAP Food Bank, 201 Broad Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.


From: Nancy and Joe Salemi
Deepest condolences for the loss of a very special lady- many happy memories spent with the Cox family will always live on in our hearts - Ann and Hal are together again and that makes us happy - with love, Nancy and Joe

From: Elaine Lake
To the family of Anna Cox Our deepest sympathies to the family over the loss of your mom. Elaine and Gary Lake

From: Janice Wojcik

From: Sandra Wilson
My deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. May her memory be a blessing. Love Sandi

From: Janice Wojcik
To The Cox Family: First of all, I am so very sorry for your loss of dear Anna. Anna had a heart of gold, a great wit, a good sense of humor, a smart mind and a wonderful disposition! I had the utmost pleasure of caring for Anna, for 3+ years! Not only did I care for her, I loved her like family too! I also had the pleasure of taking care of Harold, "Hal" before her; another gem indeed!!! Heaven has received a most precious angel in Anna! Anna, now you can soar high with your other Heavenly angel families; wonderful husband Harold, Brother Edward, And Mother And Father for all eternity! Dear Anna, until we meet again! My world is a far better place having known you, our beloved Anna Banana! P.S. Dear Anna: "You're A Doll!!! Love you, Janice E. Wojcik. XO

From: Audrey & Charles Balogh
We send our sincere sympathy to you Linda and your family over the loss of your mother. May happy memories help you through the days ahead.

From: Shannon (Grady) Tarentino
I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing. Mr. & Mrs. Cox were such a big part of my and my siblings growing up on Hutchinson St. They were the best neighbors all those years! Always so pleasant and kind. Always so generous and welcoming to us Grady kids. May She Rest In Peace . We send our condolences to you all.

From: Marlene Bishop
Dear Laura, Rob, and family, My sincerest sympathy to you and your family. She is now with the angels. Marlene

From: Judy Johnson
So sorry to hear about you Mom. Remember her well. Love to you all, Judy

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