J. Ross Voorhees, 58, of Edgewater, died July 2 at George Washington University Hospital. Born in Niskayuna, NY, Ross received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University. He was a Senior Environmental Scientist employed by Stantec Consulting Services Inc., (formerly Greenhorne & O'Mara). An avid race fan, he attended almost all the Indy 500 races since 1968. He was past and present President of South River Park Community Association. He enjoyed fishing, boating, waterskiing, cooking, history and antiques. Ross is survived by his parents Donald and Marie Voorhees of Clermont, FL; sister, Toni Voorhees of Wheaton, Ill; children, Dashiell R. Voorhees (Tatiana) of Morgantown, WV, Aurelia L. Voorhees of Edgewater, and Oscar Voorhees of Culver, IN; and fianc Lynne Kyle. Friends are invited to Ross' Life Celebration from 10 a.m., until time of funeral service begins at 12 Noon, on Sunday, July 7, at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater. Interment private. An online guestbook is available at www.kalasfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Capital on July 6, 2013
George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A.
2973 Solomons Island Road Edgewater, MD 21037