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 John Addison Ross

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John Addison Ross

  • Birth 19 Jul 1848
  • Death 31 Apr 1930
  • Burial Ridgway, Elk County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 71380115

The Ridgway Record, September 2, 1930

John A. Ross

Former Ridgway Resident Died at St. Marys Hospital Sunday.

John A. Ross, aged 82 years, a former well-known resident of Ridgway expired at the Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital at St. Marys, Sunday morning, August 31 at 2:10 o'clock. Complications of diseases was given as cause of death. Funeral services were held from the VanAken Funeral Home here this morning at 10 o'clock. Burial was made in Pine Grove Cemetery. Rev. J. A. Galbraith, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church officiated. The pall bearers were H. McDonald, William Minor, Otto Allison and T. J. Duffee.

Mr. Ross came to Ridgway in the year of 1878 and was actively engaged as a building contractor. He resided here until a few years ago when he became in inmate of the county home near St. Marys.

The deceased was well and favorably known here and his many friends regretted to learn of his death. Mr Ross never married and is survived by two brothers, William S. Ross, of Grove Avenue and Izaac (Isaac) Ross of St. Marys.

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The Ridgway Record, September 3, 1930

John A. Ross

The death of John A. Ross, aged 82, a former resident of Ridgway, calls to mind that he was not only an excellent citizen of this place, but had a reputation of a high grade of craftsmanship in the trade of carpenter and contractor. Mr. Ross had a great part in erecting many building in Ridgway. His work was always honest and first class.

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Thank you to my cousin Janet and her husband Larry, for researching the Ridgway Advocate and Ridgway Record to provide this information. Their efforts are greatly appreciated. jer
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  • Created by: J. Edward Ross
  • Added: 15 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71380115
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Addison Ross (19 Jul 1848–31 Apr 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71380115, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Ridgway, Elk County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by J. Edward Ross (contributor 47159122) .