NORMAN H. GROSS, 87, OF GILBERTSVILLE Norman H. Gross, 87, of Gilbertsville, husband of the late Clara S. Gross, passed away Wednesday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Born in Douglassville, he was the son of the late James Stanley and Lora Adeline (Moser) Gross. Norman was active with the Boy Scouts for more than 45 years, and a life member of American Legion Post 471. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his family, and telling a good joke. Surviving are sons, Richard S. Gross, husband of Nancy of Boyertown; Dwight F. Gross, husband of Joan of Denver, PA, and Daniel N. Gross, husband of Diana of Gilbertsville; daughters, Jenny Kowitz, wife of Mel of Jacksonville, FL, and Susan C. Suarez, wife of Martin of Melbourne, FL; grandchildren, Lisa Houck, Kelly Gross, Andy Moser, Amy Santangelo, Doug Buttermore, Marcus Kowitz, Daniel Suarez and Kristin Gross; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Dylan and Lindsey Houck; brother, Harold Gross, and sisters, Mary Levengood and Ruth Brooke. Including his wife and parents, Norman was predeceased by his brothers, Harvey, Vernon and Jim. A funeral service will be celebrated Saturday, March 3, 10:30 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ, 527 Hoffmansville Rd., Bechtelsville, PA 19505, with Rev. Dr. John Brown officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at the church. Interment will be Tuesday, March 6, 10 a.m. at Limerick Garden of Memories. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Mercury on Mar. 3, 2012