Alison M Ross

February 4, 1928November 24, 2018

Brunswick - Alison M Ross 90, of Brunswick passed away on November 24, 2018. She was born on February 4, 1928 in Gorham Maine, the eldest daughter of Willis and Pauline (Mangitan) Allen.

She graduated from Lisbon Falls High School and married Gordon W. Ross in 1946. She worked as a secretary all of her adult life.

Alison was an avid reader and a lifelong patron of the Lisbon Library. She enjoyed gardening, long walks and road trip adventures with her sister Cynthia and her husband Jack. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles and always had a jigsaw puzzle on the card table. Her passion was cross stitch and her masterpiece was a large, beautiful cross stitch quilt which took years to plan and create.

She was predeceased by her husband Gordon, daughter Kathleen, sister Ruth Cameron and brothers Willis Allen and Edwin Allen. Alison was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by many, especially by her daughter Diane.

Alison is survived by daughter Diane MacLaren, sister Cynthia Swing and brother-in-law James Cameron of Wollaston, MA, sister-in-law Marion Allen of Harpswell and many cousin, nieces and nephews. You are invited to offer your condolences and share fond memories with the family by visiting Alison’s guestbook at

A private graveside service will be held in the spring of 2019 at Hillside Cemetery in Lisbon Falls, Maine. Donations may be made in Alison’s memory to: The Greater Androscoggin Humane Socierty, 55 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240. A Service of The Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, Maine 04252.


Alison M Ross

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