Lois B. Oxman 6/3/39- 4/30/2021
“Mrs. O,” Lois, Mom, “Grandmom,” you touched so many people throughout your life. You were a teacher through and through and that part of you shined through decades of teaching, first as an elementary teacher in Philadelphia and then as a lunch lady, an aide for hearing impaired students and finally as a Special Ed teacher in the Newton Public School System. Your intensive work on political campaigns throughout our childhood impressed upon both of us the importance of being involved in our communities, and the friendships you forged made our small family of 3 feel so much larger. You were a friend and mother figure to even our friends, an amazing mom, and a wonderful grandmom to Jackson, Ethan, Carlos, and Alejandro.
You put so much passion into everything you did, and fought tooth and nail for what you believed in. You taught us to be strong, independent women, independent thinkers (much to your chagrin at times) and that if we put our mind to it, we can get it done. Thank you, Mom, for your love and guidance, we will love you forever. Rest in peace now.
Lois leaves behind her two brothers, Marc and Allan, her two daughters Robin and Debbie, her two sons-in-law Daniel and Jim and three of her four grandsons, Jackson, Ethan and Carlos. Ale now has grandmom all to himself.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation, 145 Whites Landing Rd., Linden, VA 22642 or The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (CNCF), 360 W. Schick Rd., Suite 23, #211, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 or Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, 111 Presidential Blvd., Suite 203, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.