Carmen Milne Gross
“In quietness and confidence is my strength.” Isaiah 30:16
Carmen Milne Gross of Auburn, passed peacefully into his Lord’s presence on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. He was 87.
Carmen was the loving husband of Christena Cunningham for 57 years and dear father and father-in-law of Steven and Shirley Gross, Blyth; David and Lois Gross, Ancaster; Barbara and Owen Steele, Wasaga Beach; Gary Gross, Auburn and Susan and Janos Botschner, Guelph. Carmen will be lovingly remembered by grandchildren, Alyssa and Aadan Rigby, Aaron Gross, Logan and Ellen Steele and Hansi, Atti and Anna Botschner.
He was predeceased by his parents William and Ida (Regele) Gross and brothers and sisters-in-laws Clayton and Alexandra Gross, Harold and Bernie Gross, William Gross, Ronald Gross and sister Elva Brown and is survived by brother and sisters-in-law Gordon and Bernice Gross, Marguerite Gross and brother-in-law John Brown. Carmen will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and neighbours.
Carmen was a quiet and gentle spirit, a devoted family man and skilled farmer. His clever mind and interest in trying his hand at just about anything resulted in many interesting inventions, projects and fond memories. He always encouraged family to follow their own interests and pursuits and proudly celebrated their milestones and achievements.
Visitation will be held at Falconer Funeral Homes, Clinton on Feb. 24 from 7 - 9 p.m. and Feb. 25 beginning at 1 p.m. with service following at 2 p.m. Spring interment will be at Hope Chapel Cemetery, Hullett Township.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Bible Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Messages of condolence for the Gross family may be sent through www.falconerfuneralhomes.com