2013-03-01 / Obits

Emma S. Ross

Domestic Service

Emma S. Ross, a domestic service worker, died on February 8th at age 86.

A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Ross was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Far Rockaway. She was an usher and often helped at the Peach Cobbler Food Pantry.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Ross, two brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her nieces, Janie Purnell and Martha Jackson; goddaughters, Tara, Mary Bibens and Helena McWright; godson, Bubba Jr., and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood, NY.

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