2012-01-20 / Obits

Obediah Gross Sr.

Senior Detective

Obediah Gross Sr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 5.

Gross was born on February 27, 1936 in Harlem, New York. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years.

Gross is survived by his wife, Hilda; daughter, Kim Cherise Thomas; son-inlaw, Benard; son, Gary Gerard; grandchildren, G’ada, Lavell and Branden; brothers and sisters-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Arverne. Disposition followed at St. Michael’s Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.

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