George Eggan hosted the 40th Cox Family reunion at his Verona Hotel in the village on Sunday July 12. Thirty-five decedents of Charles Cox and Mina Lowe Cox were in attendance. The Cox family has been residents in the town of Verona for more than 100 years.
This year's reunion brought together folks from Verona, Oneida, Sherrill, Rome, Durhamville, Canastota, Lowell and the states of Florida and Illinois. Betty Cox of Sherrill was the senior member present with Alexa Nekritz, daughter of Cyndi Nekritz of Oneida being the youngest. Joan Cox of Jacksonville Florida traveled the most distance. Officers for the coming year were elected as follows: Craig Gardner of Durhamville as president; Joe Vanderhoff of Lowell as vice president Dorene Suits of Lowell as secretary Louise Gardner of Durhamville as historian.
The 2010 reunion will be held in July at the Verona Hotel