Beverly E. Gross

| July 19, 2016

WARSAW- Beverly Elaine Gross, 78, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Aultman Hospital in Canton surrounded by her devoted husband and children.

She was born Nov. 17, 1937 in Layland to the late Robert L. and Blanche I. (Duncan) Reiss.  Bev loved to garden and watch the birds that visited her many feeders.  She was an avid reader and music lover, and loved to play dominos, travel, and dote on her seven grandchildren.  Bev was a proud 1955 graduate of Warsaw High School and was still active with her class. She was a long-time member of the Warsaw First Presbyterian Church, and was a former bookkeeper for the United Way of Coshocton, the Warsaw First Presbyterian Church, and the former Mr. Chevrolet/Altra Chevrolet in Warsaw.

On May 20, 1956, she married her high school sweetheart, Alfred T. Gross of Warsaw. They recently celebrated 60 years of wedded bliss.  Bev is survived by Alfred and two daughters, Kristine (Fred) Gross-Squillante of Gahanna, and Gayla (David) Gray of Perrysburg, NY; a son, Thomas (Lori) Gross of Wyoming, OH; seven grandchildren, Madeline, Rudy, & Caleb Gross, Robert & Julia Gray, and Duncan & Nathan Squillante; four sisters-in-law, Alice Gross of Coshocton, Louise Gross of Zanesville, Juanita Reiss of Coshocton, and Linda Reiss of Coshocton; two brothers-in-law, Fred (Joyce) Gross of Worthington, and Tom (Sharon) Crews of Springfield; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews, cousins, many friends and her church family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Philip Reiss and Robert A. Reiss, and an infant brother.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Rev. Matt Skolnik officiating.  Burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery.  Visitation is from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, July 24th at the funeral home, as well as one hour prior to service time on Monday.

Memorial donations may be made to the Warsaw First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 166 Warsaw, OH 43844.

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