Roger S. Ross

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PITTSFIELD - Roger S. Ross, 83, died peacefully on Jan. 8, 2019, in Pittsfield. He was born on August 22, 1935, in Milo, Maine, the son of the late Stuart and Erma (Hussey) Ross.

He graduated from Maine Central Institute with the class of 1954 and proudly served our country in the United States Army. He was a life insurance salesman for Met Life for many years.

Family was everything to Roger. He was married to the love of his life, Moni Wheeler Ross, for 62 years, and together they raised five children. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but playing golf was his passion.

Roger was a Mason and a Shriner, belonging to the Meridian Lodge A.F & A.M. He was a member of the Sebasticook Valley Elks Lodge #2713 in Pittsfield. He belonged to the J.W. Parks Golf Course, the Waterville Country Club and served as Past President of the Maine State Golf Association.

He is survived by his loving wife, Moni Ross of Pittsfield; his children, David Ross and wife Susan of Pittsfield, Randy Ross and wife Micheline of Pittsfield, Robert Ross of Dexter, Tina Ross of Wesley, and Maynard Ross and wife Tonya of Corinna; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Nancy Cameron and husband Donald of Newcastle, brother-in-law Jack Wollensak of Amherst, Mass.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his siblings, Violet Gould and her husband Frank, Barbara Wollensak, David Ross and Ervin Ross.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the VNA, hospice, and SVH hospital for their great care.

Published in Central Maine on Jan. 12, 2019
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