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Dorothy L. Gross

January 1, 1936 January 4, 2019
Dorothy L. Gross
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Obituary for Dorothy L. Gross

Dorothy L. Gross, 83, of Westminster passed away January 4, 2019 at Carroll Hospital Center. Born in Westminster on January 1, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Ralph A. and Catherine Bieker Close.

Before her retirement, she was a caregiver for children and disabled individuals. Dorothy was a lifelong member of St. John Catholic Church. She enjoyed watching horror movies, doing jigsaw puzzles and coloring. She is at peace now.

Dorothy is survived by her children; Georgia Myers and Mike Robbins, Margie & Mike Dellospedale, Edward & Marie Zepp, Larry & Wendy Bloom, all of Westminster and Scott Gross and also daughter-in-law Connie Gross, both of Hanover, PA; siblings Ralph Close of Baltimore, Betty Dodd of Hanover, PA, Kathleen Baumgardner and Marie Close both of Westminster; and 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Along with her parents Dorothy was predeceased by her brother Levine Close; husbands Richard L. Bloom, Sr. and Donald Gross; and sons Russell Bloom and Richard Bloom, Jr.

The family will receive friends on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster. Please use Chapel entrance. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Westminster Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157. www.carrollhospice.org.

Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

2:00 PM 1/7/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/7/2019 4:00:00 PM
Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.

412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.
412 Washington Road Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

6:00 PM 1/7/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.

412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.
412 Washington Road Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Service

Tuesday

8

Jan

11:00 AM 1/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.

412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Chapel Entrance

Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.
412 Washington Road Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Westminster Cemetery Final Resting Place

Church St.
Westminster, MD 21157

Church St. Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Memorial Contribution

Carroll Hospice

292 Stoner Ave.
Westminster, Maryland 21157
www.carrollhospice.org.
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