Ronald Andrew de Bodor Fox, formerly of Verona, N.J., died in early July 2013, at the age of 69. Visiting will be in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Ave., Verona, on Tuesday, July 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service to be held at 8:30 p.m.
Born in Glen Ridge, N.J., Mr. Fox graduated from Glen Ridge High School in 1961 and from C. W. Post College in 1965 with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. Ronald began his business career as an accountant with Price Waterhouse in Newark, N.J., and shortly thereafter became a principal in his family’s business, Associated Engineering & Manufacturing Corporation, until 2003, when he retired with his adoring wife, Virginia (Gigi), to Orlando, Fla.
Ronald was an avid sportsman and amateur photographer. His many activities included boating, car racing and competitions, camping, trout and fly fishing, tennis, skiing, and golf. During the 1970s, Ronald was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Verona, Forest Avenue School and Community Association, Indian Princesses and the Verona Jaycees. Ronald was awarded the Verona Jaycees’ “Man of the Year Award” in the early 1980s.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Virginia (Gigi) (nee Vidallon); his loving daughter, Adrienne (Andi) Fox of Verona, and his loving daughter, Deborah Aldiero and her husband, Stephen, of Verona; grandsons, Christopher Aldiero and Matthew Aldiero, and his brother, Dennis Fox. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Verona Rescue Squad would be appreciated.