May 5, 2014
Judith Ann Gross, 66, of Minersville, passed away Monday at her residence.
Born in Pottsville, Nov. 17, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Gerald T. Sr. and Kathryn Weimer Curran.
She was formerly employed as the secretary for the Borough of Schuylkill Haven.
In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by a sister, Diane M. Saylor, Dec. 16, 2011; brother, Gerald T. "Butch" Curran Jr., Jan. 18, 2012; and brother-in-law, John T. Saylor Jr., May 3, 2014.
She is survived by nephews, Jared T. Saylor and wife, Christina, Pottsville, and Patrick Curran; cousins; and her canine companion, Fred.
A religious funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, with the Rev. Adam C. Sedar officiating. Friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. There are no calling hours Friday evening. Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. In lieu of flowers, the family requests remembrances made in Judy's name to the Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville PA 17901 and will be accepted at the funeral home during visitation. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, is entrusted with arrangements.