Edward J. Gross, 91, of Brockton, died Sept. 28, 2013 surrounded by his family. Raised in Boston, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II
. He worked at Armstrong Cork in Braintree for many years. He enjoyed reading, trips to Twin Rivers and traveling with his late wife. Edward was the husband of the late Marie T. (McLucas) Gross; beloved father of James Gross (and Patricia) of West Bridgewater, Deborah (and Lenny) Steele of Abington, Nancy (and Roger) Drescher of Cumberland R.I. and Edward Tony Gross (and Patricia) of Deering N.H.; and was a loving grandfather and great-grandfather of many. All are welcome to calling hours Tueday 9 - 11 a.m. and a prayer service at 11 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton. Burial at St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com
or call 508-583-7272.