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“Goodbye little brother. I've taken my protective hand off of the back of your neck confident that you now enjoy the safe warm loving embrace of Jesus...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: James Fox Fox - Woburn, MA

“Ellen, I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Peter. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bonnie Roberts - Melrose, MA

“Very sorry to hear about the loss of Peter. Many memories of growing up on Lynde Ave together. My thoughts and prayers are with Peter's friends and...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Greg Doherty

“I am so sorry to hear about Peter's passing. I had so many fond memories of him growing up! He will be missed. Love, Susan (Thibeault) Dempsey ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Thibeault-Dempsey - RI

“The hardest thing is the divide between you and someone you love when they die. The greatest thing is knowing that as brothers and sisters in Christ,...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: David Fox - Melrose, MA - Brother

“I am very sorry for your loss. I went to Lincoln with Peter, played little league with him and have fond memories. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Rob Piscitello

“You were always laughing and had a great sense of humor.You will be greatly missed.RIP Pete ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Brian Molyneaux - Melrose, MA

“Peter will be missed. Glad he is no longer suffering and with the lord in peace. Sending hugs and kisses to his wife Tammy and his entire family. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Gonzalez - Boca Raton, FL

“Dear Ellen,My thoughts are with you. Carol ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Driscoll - Port Charlotte, FL

“Dear Fox Family-So very saddened to hear of Peter's passing.He was a great friend in our younger years.I remember how much his mom and dad did for...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sean Ryan - Las Vegas, NV


Peter William Fox of Boca Raton, Florida, age 46, died peacefully in a Florida hospice with family at his side on November 22, 2019 following a prolonged illness. Peter is survived by his beloved wife Tamra and her mother, Michelle and her husband Anthony, and her dearly departed father, Ural. Peter is also survived by his mother Ellen, brother's James and David and his wife Trefina. He was preceded in death by his father Edward, his grandparents Freeman and Astrid Pike and Edward and Mary Fox. He is an Uncle to Gabrielle, Andrew and Matthew Fox.

Peter loved his family. He grew up in Melrose and enjoyed summers on the Cape with his Aunt Charlotte and his cousin Olga, time spent with his godfather John, as well as the many Fox-family get togethers with his Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. Peter enjoyed time with his father and brothers particularly when cheering on the Celts, Pats, Sox and Bruins. Peter also enjoyed his time spent with Gabrielle, Andrew, and Matthew especially watching them at recitals and sporting events. Peter was fully devoted to his mother with whom he was forever grateful for her love and enduring support.

Peter spent a career in sales throughout his life.

Peter was a devoted Christian. His life was dedicated to Christ and his church family. Through faith Peter was able to find joy and peace. Peter spent much of his time evangelizing and spreading the Gospel and helping others. Peter was grateful to Pastor Jonah for his love and support.

Peter spent the last several years residing in Florida where he met and married the love of his life Tamra Lea Fox, who displayed incredible devotion to Peter. With Tammy, Peter found true love and happiness. Peter was blessed by God to find a kind, loving, and beautiful wife. Peter wrote that "Tammy is all that I wanted in life. That is what God has given to me."

Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the First Baptist Church, 561 Main St., Melrose. Interment to follow the Funeral Service at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Peter Fox to Christian Life Center, 2699 Commercial Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309