Bennett Joseph Ross Sr. (1957-2014)
NEW SHARON - Bennett Joseph Ross Sr., 57, died on Feb. 6, 2014, at his home in New Sharon with his loving family by his side.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1957 in Farmington, the son of Harry and Kathleen (Gray) Ross. He was educated in the schools of Rangeley and graduated from high school in the class of 1975. On Sept. 24, 1977, he married Agnes Gould in Rangeley.
Over the years, he worked at Delbert Green's, CA&T Lumber, Starbird's Mill, Forster Mfg., Gagne & Sons, New England Plating (in Mass), Four Seasons and as a handyman. Bennett enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, camping and talking with anyone.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Agnes Ross of New Sharon; his sons, Charles Ross of New Sharon, Bennett Ross Jr. and wife Janey of Etna; his daughter, April Ross of New Sharon; his grandchildren, Logan Ross and Taylor Ross of New Sharon, Colby Ross of Etna; his brothers, Thomas Gray of Sandy River Plantation, George Ross Sr. and wife Madeline of Leicester, Mass., Raynold Ross and wife Heidi of Rangeley; many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Donations in Bennett’s memory may be made to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938.