NEWPORT NEWS - Thomas Ross, Jr., 84, died Monday, May 20, 2013 at The Newport. He was born in Newark, NJ and had resided on the Peninsula for the past 14 years. He received his degree in Industrial Engineering from Kettering University in Flint. MI, formerly known as the General Motors
Institute. He worked for General Motors for 42 years and retired in 1987. He served his country in the U.S. Navy
for 2 years. He was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and loved following college sports and traveling. Mr. Ross is survived by his wife of 55 years, Frances H. Ross; his son, Thomas Ross, III of Houston, TX; his daughters, Laura Ross of Nashville, TN, Suzanne Ross of Evanston, IL and Kathleen Cappellucci and her husband, John of Muskegon, MI and his 2 grandchildren, Hannah and James Green. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 2:00 pm at St Andrews Episcopal Church by Rev. Rob Marston. Inurnment will take place at a later date at St. James Episcopal Church , Birmingham, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 45 Main St., Newport News, VA 23601. Arrangements are by Weymouth Funeral Home.