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margaret J. ross

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

March 27, 1924 - April 21, 2013

ELKHART — Margaret Jayne Ross, 89, of Elkhart, passed away at 1:46 a.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born March 27, 1924, in Towanda, Pa., to David Rahm and Anna (Eilenberger) Smith.

In April of 1947 in Philadelphia she married Clifford Douglas Ross. He preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1985, in Elkhart.

Surviving are a grandson, Stephen D. Ross of Sandy, Utah; two nephews, Jeff and Scott Smith, both of Towanda, Pa.; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Craig Ross, who passed away on Jan. 10, 2007.

Margaret was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and Elkhart Elks Lodge 425. She enjoyed reading and watching TV. Margaret worked as a secretary for various divisions of Skyline for many years.

Visitation for family and friends will be for two hours prior to the 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, funeral service at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Pastor Bob Vale from Osceola United Methodist Church will preside. Additional visitation, services and burial will be in Towanda.