PEMBROKE – Irving Gross – 87 of Pembroke, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, following complications from COVID 19.
Born on December 11, 1932 in White Plains, NY; he was the son of the late David and Amanda (Arnt) Gross.
Irving was educated in the local schools and upon High School completion he enlisted and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, during the Korean Conflict. Following his honorable discharge from the Air Force he received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering as well as several other courses from MIT. Irving was employed for many years at Kollsman Instruments until his retirement. He was a longtime member of the Blazing Star Eureka Lodge No. 11 in Concord, Suncook Rod and Gun Club, The VFW as well as the DAV. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating, collecting stamps and working with wood.
He is survived by his wife Maryann (Berardi) Gross of Pembroke with whom he shared 49 years of marriage, sons, David Gross and his wife Gretchen of Pembroke and Matthew Gross and his wife Carrie of Concord, sister, Loretta Fabel and her husband Bernie of White Plains, NY; four grandchildren, Devon, Gavin, Jackson and Maxwell, two nephews, David and Andrew Fabel and niece, Allison Zarin.
Adhering to the directives of the State of New Hampshire and the CDC; a graveside service with Military Honors will be held at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 166 River Road #210, Bedford, NH 03110. The Petit-Roan Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a memory or offer a condolence please visit www.petitroan.com
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166 S. River Road #210, Bedford NH 03110