Joseph Maurice Gerard Ross

1943 – 2009

We regret to announce the unexpected passing of Maurice Ross in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Sunday, May 24th, 2009 at the age of 66 years.

Maurice is survived by his loving wife, Lori, of 48 years; one son, Russell (Frances) Ross of Mission, BC; two daughters, Michelle Ross of Vernon and Melissa (Gerard) Snow of Abbotsford, BC; five grandchildren: Ashley, Samantha, Alixandra, Cameron and Mathew; two brothers, Renald, and Claud; one sister, Jocelyne Ross, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Maurice was predeceased by two sons, Jeffrey and Brett, and one sister, Lorraine.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30th, 2009 at 5559 MacDonald Road in Vernon.

In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Maurice may do so to the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation, 4480 Oak Street, B321, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4.

Arrangements have been entrusted to: Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 250 542 4333. On-line memorial: www.mem.com