James A. Ross, 91, of 1275 High St., Bradford, passed away Monday (Feb. 15, 2016) at his residence.
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Born Aug. 4, 1924, in Lewis Run, he was a son of the late Anthony and Teresa Nusbaum Ross.
On May 26, 1945, in the First United Methodist Church, he married Elizabeth R. "Libby" Kuser Ross, who died April 24, 2009.
Mr. Ross attended Lewis Run schools and graduated from Bradford High School, Class of 1943. He was drafted into the U.S. Army on March 19, 1943. He served during World War II and was honorably discharged.
Mr. Ross returned to Lewis Run and worked for Hanley Brick, then Healy Petroleum and later at Dresser Manufacturing for 30 1/2 years in various capacities of management. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, golfing and gardening.
He attended Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Lewis Run.
Surviving is a daughter, Marcia Ann Scheffer of Lewis Run; three grandchildren; two granddaughters, Tammy Rene Scheffer, and her husband Neal Pignatora of Buffalo, N.Y., and Tina Marie Stockton of Derrick City; one grandson, David Jacob Scheffer Jr. of South Carolina; two great-granddaughters, Alicia Marie and Katelyn Marie; two great-great-grandchildren, Elijah and Amelia; a sister, Irene Onuffer of Lewis Run; two brothers-in-law, Joseph F. Kuser of California and Edward D. Kuser of Bradford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sisters, Virginia Sankner and Margaret Pantuso; and one brother, Edward Ross.
Family will be receiving friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., and again on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Steven Collins, pastor of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, officiating. Military honors will be accorded immediately after the service in the funeral home.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23, 2016