Anthony Jeremiah (Tony) Ross, 66

A nthony Jeremiah (Tony) Ross, 66, of Fourth Avenue grew his wings and flew with Angels to heaven on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at his home, surrounded by his loving family following an extended illness.

Born on Sept. 27, 1944, he was the oldest child to Jerry (Jumbo) Ross and Gertrude (Benson) Ross.

Tony married the love of his wife, Barbara Streeter, on Nov. 27, 1965, just celebrating their 45th anniversary.

He worked at Portland Cement Co., E. B. Metals and Manchester Wood, retiring in December 2009.

He was a cherished husband, dad, father and great-grandfather.  He was always a kind spirit with a beautiful smile.  He was an avid New York Giants fan and golfer, scoring a hole-in-one at Skene Valley Country Club.

Tony is predeceased by his father, Jerry (Jumbo) Ross, brother Jerry Ross, father- and mother-in- law, Carroll and Edna Streeter and great granddaughter, Nevaeh Star Ruby DeGroff, Aunt Dorothy Dowd and Uncle Leonard Benson.

Survivors include his mother, Gertrude (Benson) Ross; sister Donna Craft of Glens Falls; his loving wife of 45 years, Barbara M. Ross; daughters, Jill DeGroff and her husband, Charlie, Stacey Ross and fiancé, William (Bill) Jones, of Whitehall and Amy Ross of Albany; grandchildren, Elissa DeGroff and her fiancé, Stephen Rozell, Savannah Ross and fiancé, Christopher Arquette, Charles DeGroff and fiancé, Hannah Fuller, Elekse DeGroff and Anthony Jones of Whitehall, Nicholas Mobilio  and companion, Brianna Therrien, of Poultney, Vt., Hunter Mahar and Janessa Whiting of Hudson Falls; great grandchildren, Landon and Layden Rozell, Bella DeGroff of Whitehall and Bentley Mahar; nieces and nephews, Jody Pratt and her husband, Aaron, Tammy Green, Jerry Ross, Christopher Ross, Ryan Ross, Anthony Ross, Dominic Ross; sister and brothers-in-law, Sharon Marcantonio, Ray Streeter, Bud Streeter, Dick Streeter, Gary Streeter, Margaret (Peggy) Ross; best friend, P. J. O’Brien; special friend and caregiver “his buddy”  Cathy Hurley.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall, with the Rev. Michael Flannery, pastor, officiating.

Family and friends may call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, on Thursday, Dec. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

Pall bearers will be Charlie DeGroff (honorary), Charles DeGroff, Stephen Rozell, Christopher Arquette, Nicholas Mobilio, Hunter Mahar, William Jones, Patrick ( P. J.) O’Brien and Aaron Pratt.

The family would like to give a special thanks to P.V.I. Day Program, which he loved attending, his driver “Danielle or as he called her his pretty little girl” and his favorite visiting therapist, Adam Willis and Dr. Gallani of C.R. Wood Cancer Center.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , ,

Lakes Classifieds – 04/24/15

Northshire Freepress – 04/24/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 04/24/15

Weekender – 04/24/15

Classifieds 04/22/14

Dresden throws support to medical marijuana facility

medical marijuana

By Dan King The Town of Dresden has joined the growing list of towns throughout Washington County that are throwing […]

Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

Michaud Drawing

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art […]

Hampton Firehouse may change hands

21281963

By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton is considering selling the Hampton Firehouse to the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, which […]

Granville Science Fair a hit

DSC_0111

Joshua Bassett A dry Christmas tree that emitted melodic sounds when hit was just one of the many exhibits on […]

Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

Derek Thomas rips a basehit diown the left field line

The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. […]

Whitehall not conducting background checks?

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has brought on a substantial amount of staff members, bus drivers and substitutes this […]

Baseball downed by league foes

Wasaren League play has not been kind to Granville’s baseball team in the early part of the season. The Horde […]