2012-01-19 / Obituaries


Rita Gross 76, of Carmel, passed away on January 5, 2012, at Putnam Hospital Center.

Mrs. Gross was born on September 18, 1935 to Louis and Sadie (Moffi) Balzarini in New York, NY. On May 28, 1979 she married August J. Gross in New York City.

Mrs. Gross worked as a Dietitian at the Putnam Hospital Center. She is survived by her two loving children, Michael Falcaro and daughter in-law Cindy, and Dina Bocchino and son-inlaw

Ike; four wonderful grandchildren; and one adoring great-grandchild.

She is predeceased by her beloved husband August Gross, who passed away on November 29, 2010. Visitation was held on Monday, January 9, at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc. 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY. Her Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at St. James the Apostle R.C., in Carmel, NY. Interment followed at Raymond Hill Cemetery.

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