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JOSEPH JOHN GERNGROSS


1925 - 2018 Notice Condolences
JOSEPH JOHN GERNGROSS Notice
GERNGROSS
JOSEPH JOHN


Of Ambler PA passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2018 at age 93. Son of the late Fred and Emma Gerngross. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Jeanne Gerngross, a devoted father of Mary Jean (Peter) McCorry, Anne Marie (Mike) Palilonis, Maggie (Kevin) McHale, Joseph J. (Adele) Gerngross, Jr., Robert J. (Bia) Gerngross, Marianne Quinn, Frederick J. (Mo) Gerngross, John J. (Mary)
Gerngross and Rosemary (Greg) Grimm. He was a loving grandfather to 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Born in Phila., he attended St. Edmund's and St William's Parochial School in Phila., graduated from La Salle College High School in 1943 and from Villanova in 1945. He served aboard the USS Midway at the end of World War II. He was a successful electrical/ mechanical contractor serving as President and Chairman of The Gerngross Corporation until his retirement in 1992.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Viewing from 7 to 9 P.M. Wednesday at St. Alphonsus Church, 33 Conwell Dr. Maple Glen, PA. A Viewing will also be held from 9:30 to 10:45 A.M. on Thursday, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cem.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christian Brothers Development Office, P.O. Box 238, Lincroft, NJ 07738-0238 "In memory of Joseph Gerngross, AFSC."

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Published on Philly.com on June 12, 2018
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