Sylvia J. Gross
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Location: 12:35 a.m., at the Monticello Healthcare Center of Monticello, Indiana.
Age: 87
Date of Birth: Monday, May 09, 1932
Birth place: Colburn, Indiana
Father: Edward Pearson  
Mother: Viola ( Stroup ) Pearson  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Sylvia had lived in White County, Indiana, most all her life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, February 08, 2020
Funeral Location: 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 8, 2020, Celebration of Life Service will at the Guernsey Church of the Brethren, 2015 E. 325 N., Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Clergy: Rev. Jeff Tomson of the Guernsey Church of the Brethren, Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: At the Bedford Cemetery in rural Monon, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 12:00 (noon) to 3:00 P.M., Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the Guernsey Church of the Brethren, 2015 E. 325 N., Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Biographical Information: Sylvia was born and raised in Colburn, Indiana, and had lived her life there up until the age of ten. She had then lived in the Delphi, Indiana, area. Sylvia was a 1951 graduate of Burnettsville High School of Burnettsville, Indiana. She was an active member of the Guernsey Church of the Brethren since 1951. Sylvia had served as the librarian of the church, served as a Deacon, and was also involved in the womens fellowship. She used to enjoy crocheting, gardening, canning, cooking, and cats. Sylvia used to work at the KFC of Monticello, Indiana, and loved working there and visiting with everyone that came in to eat. Most especially, Sylvia loved all her family.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Guersney Church of the Brethren, Monticello, Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Marriage Information: On June 22, 1951, at her parents home in Burnettsville, Indiana, she married Leon W. Gross; he passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2010.
Survivors include:
Dianne M. Veach of Lafayette, Indiana;

Four (4) Sons,
Daniel L. (wife Linda) Gross of Idaville, Indiana,
Roger L. (wife Pat) Gross of Monticello, Indiana,
Kevin D. (wife Cathy) Gross of Monticello, Indiana, and
Gary L. (wife Linda) Gross of Reynolds, Indiana;

Fourteen (14) Grandchildren;

Twenty - Eight (28) Great Grandchildren;

Two (2) Great Great Grandchildren;

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends;

Two (2) Brothers,
Richard (wife Donetta) Pearson of Rockfield, Indiana, and
Ron (wife Phyllis) Finney of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Claudette Pearson of Delphi, Indiana.

Preceded in Death:
Edward and Viola (Stroup) Pearson;

Step - Father,
John Vore;

Foster Parents,
Harold and Helen Finney;

Leon W. Gross;

Fred Veach;

Two (2) Grandchildren,
John W. Gross, and
Micha Potts;

Five (5) Siblings,
Mary Helen (husband Jeff) Lively,
Evaleen (husband Darrell) Griffey,
Johnny Pearson,
Bonnie (husband Harold) Crook, and
Shirley (husband John R.) McKinney;

Two (2) Sisters-In-Law,
Barbara Pearson, and
Harriat Finney.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.