Margaret A. Ross, 96

March 05, 2009

SEPT. 11, 1912-MARCH 3, 2009

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Margaret A. Ross, 96, of 6324 Burning Tree Terrace, and formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, in Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Sept. 11, 1912, in Brooklyn, she was a daughter of the late William G. and Anna Salman Boening.

Her husband, Hugh M. Ross Jr., died in 1978.

She graduated from Jamaica High School in Queens, N.Y., at the age of 15 and attended business school for 1 1/2 years.

She was last employed at Toronto Dominion Bank on Wall Street in New York.

She was a member of East Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, elder and treasurer.

She was active in various community service programs.

She is survived by one daughter, Marilyn A. Ross of Fayetteville.

Services and burial will be private in Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Chambersburg Hispanic American Center, 252 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., Chambersburg.

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