Gerald R. Ross

November 24, 2019 - April 29, 2019

Service Date: May 26, 2019

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

Gerald R Ross, 84, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loved ones Monday morning. Gerald was born in Tunkhannock on November 24, 1934. He was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret Matthews Ross.


Jerry attended Tunkhannock High School, later was employed by Bendix Corporation. He joined the Boilermakers Union working as welder for many years. In 1976 he went into business as Jerry Ross Welding and Supply doing heavy equipment repair, later specializing in welding and welding supplies. His son Gerald M Ross is still running the business as Jerry Ross Welding and Supply, LLC.


In addition to his parents Jerry is preceded in death by an infant brother, James, brother Jack and a sister Eleanor Visneski.


He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Romayne ‘Billie’ Ross, son, Gerald M Ross and wife Ellen. Daughter Catherine Ross and companion Mike, Grandaughter Mackenzie Anderson and husband Matt. Grandson Ross Cameron and companion Jeramie. Grandson Noah Atkins and father Rich, 3 great grandchildren and a sister Loretta Ayers.


A memorial service will be held Sunday May 26th @1pm Triton Hose Company, Tunkhannock. The family invites you to celebrate Jerry’s life, share your memories and enjoy a meal.


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