Alta Marie Gross

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Alta Marie "Tiny" Gross, 81, of Westminster, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Carroll Hospice Dove House while surrounded by her loving family. Tiny was born on August 17, 1936 in Monrovia and was the daughter of the late Oscar Daniel and Carrie Belle Summers. She was the beloved wife of 47 years to the late Carroll Leslie Gross, Sr., who predeceased her October 14, 2003. Tiny was the owner of a children's daycare, Tiny's Tot Stop, for 35 years. She enjoyed word searches, was an avid reader, and above all loved her family and the time spent with them. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church of Shipley. Surviving her are children and their spouses Donald and Tina Gross of Warren, ME, Carroll, Jr. and Kim Gross of Westminster, Larry, Sr. and Sheila Gross of Westminster, Angel and Mike Stull of Westminster; step-daughter Teresa Woods of Thurmont; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and sister Rosalie May of Frederick. Tiny was predeceased by her infant son Jody Lyn Gross; grandson Bud Gross; great-grandson Carroll Gross, IV; and 13 brothers and sisters. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Steven Cho officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster MD, 21157. Online condolences may be offered at

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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 4, 2017
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