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Mary Elizabeth (Niles) Ross

July 3, 1933 ~ June 8, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Ross, age 88 of Fort Wayne passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at Grey Stone Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Ross was born on July 3, 1933 in Fort Wayne to Donald and Leota (Wolfe) Niles.  She graduated from North Side High School in 1951. 

She married James R. Ross on February 19, 1952 in Angola.  He resides in Fort Wayne.

Mary was a homemaker and worked hard raising her five children.  After her family was grown she managed the Fort Wayne Masonic Temple for several years retiring in 1995.  She was a member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne.  She was also a member of the Eastern Star in Leo and a member of Job's Daughters International where she served as the Grand Guardian in 1984-1985.

Survivors Include:

Her husband of 70 years; James Ross of Fort Wayne.

Son and daughter-in-law; Dirk and Cindy Ross of Hicksville, Ohio.

Son; Timothy Ross of Navarre, Florida.

Daughter; Phyllis Geary of Crown Point, Indiana.

Daughter and son-in-law; Laurie and Gary Sipe of Leo.

Daughter and son-in-law; Kristi and Ron Moschel of Fort Wayne.

11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother; Robert Niles.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 11:00 to 1:00 at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Avenue in Fort Wayne.

A memorial service will immediate follow the gathering at 1:00 PM at the church with Pastor Tim Dilley officiating.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

 


Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
4700 Vance Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Memorial Service
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
4700 Vance Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

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