John A. Gross

LEWISTOWN – John A. Gross, 69, of Sixth Avenue Burnham, died Thursday Nov 21, 2013, at Golden LivingCenter – William Penn.

He was born on July 19, 1944, in Nashville, Tenn., the son of the late John A. and Grace Lee (Smith) Gross. John is survived by his wife, Margaret “Marge” Wise Gross, who he married in 1979.

Surviving are: children, DeeAnn Gross, of Burnham, Ron Young and wife, Diane Lancaster, Tim Young and wife, Sherry, all of Burnham, Jim Young and wife, Terri, of Auburn, N.Y., Johnny Young and wife Jan Jones, of Jones Boro, Ga., Pam Sunderland and husband, Mark, of Milroy, Sue Roush and husband, Steve, of Thompsontown; one brother, Rich Gross, of Lewistown; and 18 grandchildren.

John was a long distance truck driver for any years. He was a member of the U.S. Marines, serving in Vietnam.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Barr Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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