John Edward Ross

Born: Thu., Jan. 28, 1937
Died: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 03, 2019
Location: Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Sep. 03, 2019
Location: Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home

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John Edward Ross Sr. , 82, of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania  passed away August 25, 2019  at Shippensburg Health Care Center.  He was born on January 28, 1937  in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania  to Lee  and Madeline  (Suders) Ross.  He had worked in maintenance for the Stanley Company, Gibbles, Wilson College and Witmer Implements.  He enjoyed country music and gospel music, public sales and farming.  He had been a member of Salem United Brethren in Christ Church  and then joined the Orrstown United Brethren Church.  
     He is survived by his five children:  Patricia A. Lautsbaugh of Chambersburg, David E. (husband of Cindy) Ross of Carlisle, Bonnie J. (wife of Robert) Davis of Chambersburg, Steven L. (husband of Jodi) Ross of Chambersburg, and John E. (husband of Jennifer) Ross Jr. of Shippensburg.  He has nine grandchildren:  Brandon Ross, Corey Ross, Jeremy Ross, Darren Kimple, Lydia Kovach, Jacob Kovach, Nathan Ross, Taylor Ross and Aaron Ross and nine great-grandchildren.    He is also survived by a sister, Edith Hassler of Cedar Edge, CO.. and Richard Ross of Chambersburg, PA.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jeanne in 2002, a brother, Earl Ross, and a son-in-law, Ronn Lautsbaugh.
     Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday Sept. 3, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg with the Rev. Ken Williamson officiating.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 till 1:00 on Tuesday.  Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.  Online condolences may be expressed at  Memorial contributions may be sent to Orrstown United Brethren Church, 3689 Orrstown Road, Orrstown, PA 17244.

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Evie and Sandi Rasp
   Posted Wed August 28, 2019
My dear friend, Bonnie. Sandi and I are so sorry for the loss of your father. May all the memories that you have of him carry you through this difficult times. You know we're here for you.

   Posted Wed August 28, 2019
Dear family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you can find comfort in your memories of years past. Knowing your dad/grandfather is with his beloved Jean again. I am sorry I can't make the daytime services on Tuesday, but my thoughts will be with you all. Much love, Debbie Jones

Karen A Showaker
   Posted Wed August 28, 2019
"Favorite" Uncle John had a wonderful sense of humor, and a laugh that was truly contagious!! Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family for the passing of John.

Kenneth Edward Williamson
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
John was a very special friend to me. I'll never forget our visits. I always looked forward to his sense of humor. He will be missed in my life, yet I know he is with his Savior.

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