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Harding Funeral Home
Friday February 26th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Memorial Service

Harding Funeral Home
Friday February 26th, 2021

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Robert Ross

Robert D. Ross, 54, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown.   He was the husband of Gwynn L. (DeLong) Ross, whom he married December 17, 2009.   Born in Palmerton, he was the son of Dale Ross of Slatington, and the late Margaret “Peggy” (Kern) Wehr.   Robert was employed by deGruchy Masonry for over 20 years.    He was a member of the Slatington Moose Lodge, American Legion Post 16, Slatington, Vigilant Fire Co, Slatington, Cetronia Fire Co., and the Maennerchor, Coplay.  Robert loved heavy metal music, going to rock concerts, watching all sports and movies.   He was always the life of the party.
In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by a daughter: Vanessa Ross; sisters: Mary and husband Kip Kibler, Becky and husband Jimmy Dougherty; sister-in-law: Lisa and husband Gregory Russo; nieces & nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11AM on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington.   Family and friends may pay their respects from 10 to 11AM.    Burial of cremains to follow at Union Cemetery, Slatington.    In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made toward the education of Robert’s daughter Vanessa.   Checks can be made payable to Harding Funeral Home, with Vanessa’s name in the memo.

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Becky and family,I am so sorry for your loss.  Please know my thoughts are with you as you grieve Robert and I hope that in time you are able to find comfort in your fond memories of him.

Heather Cardona Feb 26 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with Robert's entire family. I am so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. God bless you all.

Deb Dobrina Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM

I’m so very sorry for your loss. He was a life of the party he will be missed dearly.

Gina Ewing Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Gwynn and Vanessa.  I will always remember Robert with a smile.

Kathy Krebs Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace Robert I’ll never forget you. My condolences to the family prayers for you all and God Bless you all. Todd and Donna Marlatt.

Todd Marlatt Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies n condolences to all Rob"s  family. He is out of pain now and fought a good fight.God bless you allTina cooley

Tina cooley Feb 23 2021 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Harding Funeral Home Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

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We are sorry for your loss. We are all thinking and praying for both of you. We hope your loving memories bring both of you peace and consolation. With our deepest sympathies,St. Thomas More Fifth Grade

St. Thomas More Fifth Grade Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM