March 14, 2023, 96, Princeton –
Edward Thomas Cox Jr. was born December 14, 1926, the son of Edward Thomas Cox, Sr. (Ted) rural mail carrier of RFD #1, Imperial, Penna from 1928 to 1956. Edward T. Cox, Jr. was known by the name “Tom”. Tom attended Findlay Township School and Graduated in the class of 1944. He was drafted into the Army of the United States in 1945 and served in the United States Air Force until 1 December 1969 when he retired as a Master Sergeant. He was hired on 10 January 1970 as a letter carrier by the United States Postal Service until 1 February 1989.
Tom was married to Martha Elsa Cox who died in 2009. He is survived by a grandson, Brian Ross Jaramillo, granddaughter, Joyce Marie Jaramillo, and four grandchildren, Scott Joseph Jack, Alexandria Marie Burciaga, Geddy Ross Jaramillo, and Katherine Marian Jaramillo.
“He was the greatest OPA, patient, and kind. As a child we thought he was neato. As an adult we saw him as a shining example of what a man should be”. – Brian
“He lived as a man of integrity, always taking care of his family. As he often quoted his grandmother Rachel McGinnis, ‘do the right thing’ he did. The very best grandpa anyone could hope for. And he was ours.” – Joyce
He will be interred at Valley Presbyterian Cemetery in Imperial, Pennsylvania.
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