2012-01-26 / 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 City.

On May 28, 1979, she married August J. Gross in New York. Mrs. Gross worked as a Dietitian in Putnam Hospital Center.

She is survived by her two loving children, Michael Falcaro and daughter in-law Cindy, and Dina Bocchino and son-in-law Ike; three wonderful grandchildren, Alison, Joey and Nicole; and one adoring great-grandchild, Alessia.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband August Gross, who passed on November 29, 2010.

Her visitation was held on Monday, January 9, at Cargain Funeral Homes, Carmel, and her Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, January 10, at St. James the Apostle R.C., in Carmel. Interment followed at Raymond Hill Cemetery.

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