Rev. Howard Ross

January 4, 2017

EAST PITCAIRN, NY  —   Rev. Howard Ross, 88, formerly of East Pitcairn, died Jan. 3, 2017.

He is survived by his wife Pat Ross, his four children, Howard M. Ross, Jane (Terry) Dowling, Doug Ross, and Sue (Joe) Simon; four step children, Joey (Lynda) DeLair, Lynne Root, Rev. Scott (Sabine) DeLair & Tammy (Peter) Hainey; 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Harriet (George) Allen and Barbara Ross; two brothers, Harry Ross and James (Marilyn) Ross, and his nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at the East Pitcairn Wesleyan Church, 142 County Rt. 23A, Harrisville. The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the church with the Rev. Douglas Ploof, officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., Carthage, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Information provided by Lundy Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.