Helen J Mross
March 17, 1921 – June 23, 2018
Helen J Mross, 97, of Boca Raton, FL, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Born on March 17, 1921 in New Castle, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Valeria Nogay. She was married to Joseph W Mross, CDR US Navy, her beloved husband of 57 years until he preceded her in death on November 16, 2001. They raised five children: Robert, Joanna, Charles (who died November 3, 2000), James, and Suzanne. Helen was a loving, caring mother, and a kind and generous person. She is survived by four children, ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Her final place of rest will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, next to her husband.
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Helen J Mross
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August 6, 2018
I was able to spend time with Helen several years ago in Florida. I was a beneficiary of her generosity – as well as a witness to her indefatigably helpful spirit. I visited with her for several days, and went to the food pantry at her church that she ran when she was approaching 90 years old. I saw firsthand how helpful she was to strangers, regardless of their circumstances. This was a remarkable accomplishment for someone her age. I found her strength and persistence quite inspirational. No surprise, considering my interactions with the many beautiful people in the Mross family over the years. My condolences to all that are feeling the loss of Helen Mross.