EMMETT GROSS, JR. (Age 89)  

Of Silver Spring, Maryland passed away March 27, 2014 of respiratory failure. Beloved husband of Hazel, his wife of 49 years. A WWII Army Medical Corps veteran, serving in the ETO, including Omaha Beach. His career in printing trades began in Delaware, then at the Washington Post in the old Stereotype Dept before moving to the Pressroom. Survivors include brother Warren and nephew, Michael Gross of Pa.; nephew Stephen Fegley of North Carolina; eleven nieces and nephews by Marriage and many great-nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be held at Liberty Grove United Methodist Church, 15225 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD on Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m. Final resting will be Arlington National Cemetery. Please view and sign the family guest book at

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 1, 2014