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Born: November 6, 1927

Place of Birth: Shenandoah, PA

Death: January 17, 2013

Place of Death: Lewes, DE

Occupation: Bookeeper

Memorial donations may be made to:
St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church Bldg. Fund, 152 Tulip Drive, Lewes, DE 19958 or to Vitas Hospice Care, 100 Commerce Drive, Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713

This memorial provided by:
Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium
Lewes, DE

Sarah S. Ross

    November 6, 1927  -  January 17, 2013

Life Legacy

Sarah S. Ross, age 85, of Lewes, DE formerly of King of Prussia, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at, Cadbury Assisted Living Facility in Lewes. She was born on November 6, 1927 in Shenandoah, PA, daughter of Darby and Anna McCormack.

After 25 years service with Super Fresh in PA, she and her husband, Jack retired to Lewes, DE. Her activities included: member of the Indian River Yacht Club, Elks Lodge, Zwaanendael Women's Club, docent for the Lewes Historical Society, CHEER, Lewes and Rehoboth Senior Centers.

Sarah loved a good game of bingo. She was an avid crafter and gardener and spent many hours completing word searches to keep her mind active. Sarah also enjoyed road trips to the casino where she would play the slot machines.

Sarah was a devout Catholic and an active member of St. Edmond Catholic Church, Rehoboth and most recently St. Jude The Apostle Catholic Church in Lewes. She was a member of St. Edmond Sodality and Sewing Group; St. Jude Environmental Committee; Pastoral and Financial Committees and Columbiettes.

Sara was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Jack Ross; a son: Paul and a daughter: Maureen. She is survived by her son: Lemuel and wife Nancy of Quakertown, PA; daughter: Sarah of Lewes, DE; son: Michael and wife Susan of Phoenixville, PA; son: Jeremiah and wife Barbara of Uncasville, CT and daughter: Anne Pugliese of Phoenixville, PA; grandchildren: Katy Smith, Sarah Noel, Nicole Tudor, Stephen Ross, Alexandra Ross, Theresa Tamarro, Lauren Ross; great-grandchildren: Cloe Stadelmaier, Quentin and Clayton Smith; Jesse and Kaley Tudor; Peyton Tamarro; a sister: Sister Maureen Dennis, IHM of Immaculata, PA and brother: Dennis McCormack of Blenheim, NJ.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 26 at 11:00 AM, at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church,152 Tulip Drive, Lewes, DE, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Rosary Recitation will begin at the church at 9:45 AM.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests a memorial donation in Mrs. Ross's honor may be made to St. Jude Building Fund, 152 Tulip Lane, Lewes, DE 19958 or VITAS Hospice Care, 100 Commerce Drive, Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713.

Please sign Mrs. Ross's online guestbook at this site.

In addition to the local services there will be additional services held in the King of Prussia, PA area. As soon as they are confirmed they will also post at this site.