devotions for Dr. Charles A. Ross, 70, of Melba Route 1, who
died Saturday, April 28, in his home, will be recited at 8
p.m. tonight in the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mass of the
Christian burial will be celebrated in St.
Josephís Catholic Church in Melba Tuesday at 2 p.m.
with the Rev. Merle J. Fisher, S.M., of St. Paulís Catholic Church
Interment will follow in the
Melba Cemetery with military rites by the
American Legion Divin-Slonecker Post 126 of Melba.
Dr. Ross was born
April 21, 1914, in Cleveland, Ohio,
where he was reared and educated.
He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Dental
School. He married
Eunice M. Martin Sept. 1, 1950, in
He served as an oral surgeon in the U.S. Army for 25
years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel Nov. 1, 1973.
retirement they moved to Melba where they had since made their
home. He was a member
of the St. Josephís Catholic Church in Melba, the
Retired Officers Group of the U.S. Army and the American
Legion Divin-Slonecker Post 126 of Melba.
He is survived by
his wife of Melba; one son, Charles W. Ross, Anchorage,
Alaska; two daughters, Mrs. Dennis ( Patricia Charlene)
Bergvall, Walla Walla, Wash., and Charlotte Roberta Wynia,
Adrian, Ore,; his mother, Mrs. Laura Ross, Miami, Fla.; two
sisters, Marie King, Miami, Fla., and Edith Dodd, Satellite,
Fla., and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his father, Patrick Ross.
Friends may call at
the Alsip Funeral Chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight and on
Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Memorials may be
made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program,
1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa, 83651.