Frank A. Ross
February 10,1928 ~ October 14, 2017
Frank A. Ross Senior passed away peacefully at Norwalk’s Autumn Lake Senior Residence on Saturday morning, October 14, 2017. Frank was born on February 10th of 1928 to Antonio (Rogucci) Ross and Vincenza (Paladino) Ross and grew up in Norwalk with his two sisters and brother.
He served in the Korean War after being drafted in September of 1950 as a Sergeant with the 116th Combat Engineers earning two battle stars. Frank was an Electrician in Fairfield County for over 30 years and a member of St. Thomas of the Apostle Church in East Norwalk.
Frank is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Irene (Despres) Ross and his three sons, Frank Jr. and his wife Debra of Norwalk, Thomas and his wife Doreen of Norwalk and George and his wife Terry of Pottstown, PA, as well as grandchildren Michael Ross and his wife Michelle, Michelle Ross and her husband Marcell, Jennifer (Ross) Dunstan and her husband Alex, Sandra Ross, Joshua Ross and his wife Elizabeth and Steven Ross and his wife Jenni, and two great grandchildren, Lilian and Nicholas. He is also survived by his sisters Connie Capuano and Sue Stewart, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Andrew.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 20, at 10:00 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk. Friends may visit with the family Friday morning from 9:00 to 9:30 AM in the funeral home.
Donations may be made to St. Thomas of the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855.