Kraeer Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

200 West Copans Road, Pompano Beach, FL


Charles R. Cox

October 23, 1934January 12, 2020

Charles R. Cox, age 85, of Tamarac, Florida passed away on Sunday January 12, 2020 peacefully at his home. Charles was born October 23, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey a son of the late Frances Cox, Sr and Catherine Mayer.

Surviving Charles is his wife of 17 years Edna "Dolly" Curuso Cox, 4 Children John, MichaelAnn, Tony, and Donna, 2 step children Debbie and Ron; 10 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren. Charles was preceded in death by his wives Evelyn and Fran.

A visitation for Charles will be held Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kraeer Funeral Home, 200 West Copans Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33064. The funeral service will occur Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM, 200 West Copans Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33064. An entombment will occur Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 200 West Copans Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33064.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Entombment Thursday, January 16, 2020


Charles R. Cox

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Trish Kelleher

January 17, 2020

Charlie was my Dads best friend and I’m so grateful for the love they shared. He and my Dad shared their love of cooking as they helped prepare the food for my wedding he will be missed.


Wendy Shaver

January 15, 2020

Charles will be deeply missed. His passion, integrity and energy for life were genuine and boundless. It was my privilege to call him a friend.
A humorous photo taken in Atlantic City, NJ of Charlie Cox, Wendy (McElyea) Shaver & David Sadowski after working long hours setting up a maintenance station in Islip, NY for Merv Griffin's Paradise Island Airways. (1990)