Obituary of Brian E. Cox
Brian E. Cox of Long Valley passed away Sunday May 9, 2021 at home.
He was 79.
Born on March 12, 1942 in Queens NY to the late James and the late Marion Cox, Brian was an Army Reserve Veteran.
Prior to his retirement, he was a national sales manager with White Office Systems in Kenilworth. Prior to this he was the General Partner of Modular Business and Security Systems, New York, NY.
Brian was a member of the American Legion and the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Mountain Chapter.
An avid Yankee’s and Jet’s fan, he enjoyed folk, 50’s and 60’s music, his cat “Sparky” and traveling to Florida and Ireland.
Beloved husband for 29 years of Kathleen M. (Foynes) Cox. Devoted father of Brian E. Cox, Jr. and Barbara J. Lyle (Ethan). Loving grandfather of Alyssa, Tyler, Braydon, Courtney, Meghan and Lauren. Dear brother of James Cox, Kathleen Kaiser and Nancy O’Donnell. He is predeceased by his brother, Gerard Cox and his first wife, Gilda Cox.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Brian’s Life Celebration on Wednesday May 12 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road, Chester (908-879-3090).
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday May 13 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of the Mountain RC Church, Long Valley.
Brian will be laid to rest following mass in Our Lady of the Mountain Cemetery, Long Valley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org) or to an animal rescue of a person’s choice.
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