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D'Elia Funeral Home

Route 70 & Vermont Avenue, Lakewood, NJ

OBITUARY

Anthony "Tony" Ross

February 28, 1930June 5, 2019
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Anthony "Tony" Ross, age 89, of Lakewood, NJ, passed away with his family by his side on Wednesday June 5, 2019 at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. Tony was born February 28, 1930, and was a resident of Hawthorne, NJ prior to moving to Lakewood in 1999.

Tony had a very successful career as a sales and marketing executive for American Cyanamid. As a dedicated public servant, Tony was a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He was also a former Mayor of Hawthorne, NJ, a Passaic County Freeholder and an Executive Director of the Passaic County Utilities Authority.

Wife of the late Yvette Tromeur Ross, he is survived by his three daughters, Yvette N. Ross of Silver Beach, NJ, Suzanne and Rick Steele of Chadds Ford, PA, and Renee and Gregor Robertson of Bernardsville, NJ; 6 grandchildren, Lauren Bavuso, John Berry, Courtney Steele-King, Kate Southrey, Nicole and Remi Robertson; 7 great-grandchildren, Luke, Mia and Shane Bavuso, Sloane and Brinn King, Connor Berry, and Yvette Southrey; a brother, Joseph Ross of Hawthorne, NJ and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the D’Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 in the funeral home. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131or by visiting the website www.parkinson.org

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.DEliaFuneralHome.com for the Ross family.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, June 9, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 10, 2019

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Dominic & Jean Mele

June 7, 2019

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mayor Ross. He was a great Mayor and we always considered him a friend. Jean & Dominic

Joan Raitt

June 7, 2019

So accomplished.
So amazing.
So admired.
So much a part of my happiest memories.
Rest in peace, my dear cousin.

With much love to Renee, Suzanne, Yvette and families,
Joanie

Shardona Daneshvari

June 7, 2019

Dear Yvette and Family,
My deepest condolences for your loss. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers and sending love.
xoxo
Shardona

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