Alice "Louise" (Fry) Ross, age 89, formerly of Fredonia, Pa. died surrounded by her family at 8:27 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 7, 2016 at Friendship Village, Schaumburg, Illinois, after an extended illness.
Mrs. Ross was born Mar. 13, 1927 in Greenville, PA to the late Charles O. and Mary Helen (Hutchinson) Fry.
She worked for many years at the Bell Telephone Company in Greenville and New Castle, PA until she met and married her husband, Paul E. Ross in 1965; he preceded her in death Aug. 24, 2006.
After living in Pennsylvania for many years, they moved to Palm Harbor, FL in 1985 where they lived for over 20 years.
Throughout the years, Louise was devoted to her family and to serving her church communities in Pennsylvania and Florida. She was a former member of both the First Baptist Church in Dunedin, FL and the First Baptist Church in Mercer, PA, where over the years she served as Sunday school teacher, choir director and choir member.
She's survived by three children; Marsha J. Akin and her fiance, Christopher Batton, of Arlington Heights, IL, Donna R. Ross of Littleton, CO, and Paul E. Ross Jr. and his wife, Maureen, of Inverness, IL; two stepchidlren, Jay A. Ross of Rydel, GA and Kelli R. Ross and her husband, Jeff Neves, of Middleburg, FL; a brother, Raymond H. Fry of Greenville; four sisters, Margaret "Peg" McClead of Warren, OH; Ethelyn "Becky" Murrin of Greenville, Mary Jane Scott of Greenville, and Nancy Baker of Micanopy, FL; and four grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Carl Fry, Charles Fry, Stanley Fry and David Fry; and 3 sisters, Barbara Reed, Linda Courtney and Wanda Reigleman.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VITAS Innovative Hospice Care -www.vitascommunityconnection.org.
Arrangements are with Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA 16134.
Date: Friday, April 15, 2016
Location: Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church
805 Vernon Rd.
Greenville, PA 16125
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Location: Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church, Greenville
Ronald Courtney officiating
Interment will follow in Rock Ridge Cemetery in West Salem Twp.