"Your grief path is yours alone, and no one else can walk it, and no one else can understand it."
Sarah Jane "Sally" Ross, age 78, Austin Trail, Orangeville, passed away at her home at 11 a. m. Sunday, August 12, 2018 after battling cancer since February, 2017.
Born in Bloomsburg on February 16, 1940, she was a daughter of the late William Graver and Naomi Meredith Lentz. She was a 1958 graduate of Bloomsburg High School.
Sally resided in Greenwood Township for 43 years and was employed as a phlebotomist at the Bloomsburg Hospital for 15 years, retiring in 2008
She filled her days spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, crafting, reading, bird watching (particularly hummingbirds) and tending to the catfish in her pond.
Sally was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Leroy Ross, Sr. , on August 15, 2008, ending a marriage of 33 years.
Surviving are three daughters: Sarah E., wife of Gary Anderson, Cherry Hill;, Colo.; Jennifer, wife of Thomas W. Davis, Chambersburg; Aimee, wife of James Ellison, Stroudsburg; a son, Charles L. Ross, Jr., and his wife Erin, Hamburg; a step-son, Jeff Ross, Montrose, Colo.; and ten grandchildren: Blaine, Claire, AimeeBeth, Maggie, Jordon, Joshua, Reilly, Daenerys, Dillon and Carly.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Benton. Interment will follow in Bloomingdale Cemetery, Ross Township, Luzerne County. Viewing on Thursday from 1-2 p. m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.
American Cancer Society
1248 E. Third Street, Williamsport PA 17701