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Joseph A. Ross Jr.

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Joseph A. Ross Jr. of Downingtown Joseph A. Ross, Jr., 88, of Downingtown, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his home with his family at his side. He was the beloved husband of Martha S. Ross (nee Sallis), with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Chapel Hill, N.C., he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Metta Murray. After serving in the U.S. Army in Europe during WWII, he graduated from Duke University in 1949. He worked for Lukens Steel for 35 years and Communication Test Design for 14 years, retiring in 1999. In addition to his wife, Mr. Ross is survived by his three children, Gail Ross of Philadelphia, Barry Ross of Caln, and Brenda Lichok of Uwchlan; and by two grandchildren, Michelle Ross and Ava Lichok. He was predeceased by a sister and two brothers. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14th, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CCSPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380, or to the . To send online condolences, visit www.jamesterryfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 9, 2012
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