Richard E.  Ross

March 26, 1943 - February 01, 2020

Visitation: Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 6-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry.

Service: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 11 am; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry.


Richard E. Ross

Age 76, of Cranberry Township PA passed away peacefully on February 1st, 2020. Rich was born on March 26th, 1943 in Pittsburgh.
Surviving are his beloved wife Brigitte Ross ; his son Michael and wife Melanie; son Richard and girlfriend Vici ; son Robert and wife Joyce. He also leaves behind his adoring grandchildren Anna, Joe, Alexa, Patrick, and Hazel. Rich is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and two sister-in-laws.

Rich served his country in the Army in Germany where he fell in love with Brigitte. He spent a lifetime working in construction with his brothers, nephews and friends.

He ended his career overseeing the construction of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. He was extremely proud of his work with his “Greek Family”. Rich loved to travel to Germany to visit with family and take in the sites. He also loved to visit his family in Wyoming, where he always felt at peace. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling, hunting and the beach.

Family and friends are welcome Tuesday from 6-8 pm at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp. A Blessing Service will he held Wednesday at 11 am at the Funeral Home, with Father John Touloumes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Good Samaritan Hospice at 146 Neely School Road, Wexford, PA 15084.

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  • John Ley

    I have fond memories of my friends from Mazer Avenue, Rich, Fred, and Lou. My sympathies and prayers for the family.

    Love and Peace

  • Debra Meyers (Thompson)

    I am so sorry to hear about your husband/dad. I am out of town and will not be able the viewing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Lucio & Frauke Facchini

    Our heartfelt condolences to Brigitte and her family. May he rest in peace.

  • Melanie Ross

    What an amazing father-in-law you were to me. Always treating me like one of your own. You leave me with so many fond memories over the years that I will treasure with all my heart! What makes me smile is that everyday when I see Michael, so much of you is instilled upon him! You were a tremendous provider for your family and now it is your turn to rest dad! I miss you and will always love you….until we meet again!

  • Rainer Zipper

    Liebe Brigitte, lieber Michael,
    unser herzlichstes Beileid senden euch aus GERMANY Rainer, Heike und Lilly.

    Richard hat einen Kampf verloren. Dort wo er jetzt ist, hat auch sein Leid ein Ende. Das ist ein kleiner Trost.
    Our deepest sympathy be with you.

 

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