Margaret M. Gross
Margaret M. “Marge” (Maguire) Gross, 63, of Souderton, died Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Pennsburg Manor. She was the wife of Timothy S. Gross, celebrating 14 years of marriage on May 23.
Born in Monaghan, Ireland, she was a daughter of the late Eileen Maguire and foster daughter of the late Catherine Bradley.
She worked as an inspector at Green Tweed in Kulpsville for nine years, retiring in 2005. She also worked 13 years at American Olean Tile in Lansdale.
She was a member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ where she sang in the choir and enjoyed taking care of the gardens and planting flowers around the church.
Surviving, along with her husband, are two sons, Ed Tucker, of Sumneytown and Shawn Tucker, of Green Lane; a daughter, Bernadette Abdill, and her husband, Charles, of Jasper, New York; stepson, Scott Gross, of Souderton; a sister, Pat McCann, and her husband, John, of Chalfont and three grandchildren: Cynthia Tucker and Dominic and Harry Abdill.
A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at New Goshenhoppen UCC, 1070 Church Road, East Greenville, with the Rev. Dr. Deborah Rahn Clemens officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Family and friends attended a viewing from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday at the church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville Offer words of comfort to the family at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, One Intrepid Square, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036 or www.alzinfo.org/donate.