Florence E. Gross

June 16, 1939 - January 3, 2021

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Florence E Gross, 81, of Irwin passed away on January 3, 2021 in Memorial Hospital of Marysville.

Florence was born on June 16, 1939 in Irwin Ohio, the daughter of Pearl & Mary (Bowshier) Baker. She was a member of the Irwin United Methodist Church and the Madison County Senior Citizen Center. She enjoyed taking pictures, loved shopping but most of all spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and her dog Nila that she loved and a host of friends. Florence retired from Scotts after 43 years.

She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Dillion; her sister Ruth (Bob) McKenzie; grandchildren Justin and Jereme Collins, Jenna (Corey) Garrett; great grandchildren Jace, Layla, Miriam and Colt as well as several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Paul, Bob, Kenneth and sister Martha; very close friend Herman Blakeman Jr. and Paul Gross, father of child.

Guests are respectfully asked to wear masks and attendance will be monitored to ensure safety for everyone attending.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2021 with Dr. Nelson Perdue officiating. Burial will follow in the Guy Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Irwin United Methodist Church 24277 St RTE 161 Irwin, OH 43029 and Madison County Senior Center 280 W High St, London, Ohio 43140.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Chris Schmenk - Jan 8, 2021
I was so sorry to hear of Florence's passing. I worked with her at Scotts for close to 20 years. She was always so nice to me and others! My prayers and condolences are with her family and friends.
Terri Johnson - Jan 7, 2021
So sorry for your loss. My deepest Condolences to you and your family.
Sandra Caracciolo - Jan 6, 2021
Beth, so sorry for your loss. Not sure if you will remember me, but we were classmates at Fairbanks. Our parents' generation is leaving us all way too soon. May your mother rest in peace and rise in glory. Do take care! Sandy (Nicol)
Annie Evans - Jan 5, 2021
Beth & family, I am saddened to hear of the passing of Florence. I met Florence when I worked at Scotts many years ago. She was so much fun and we played a lot of jokes on each other. She will be missed. Sincerest sympathy to you and your family.
Richard Bergum - Jan 5, 2021
Florence and I worked together at Scotts for many years. I am very sad to learn of her passing. Please accept our condolences. Dick and Jerri Bergum
Nell Dooley - Jan 5, 2021
Ruth and Family, sending condolences and sympathy in the loss of your sister Florence.
Lynne Ledley - Jan 5, 2021
Beth and Ruth and families, I am so sorry to hear of Florence's passing. We had great break times at Scott's and Scott's 20 Year Club events. She called me quite awhile ago and we had a nice visit. She dearly loved her family and told us many times about all of you! She was quite a lady and will be missed.
Nan (Buker) Sawyer - Jan 5, 2021
Dear Beth, I am so very sorry about Flo. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Also Ruth and her family. Flo was so proud of you, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a true friend for many years. In sympathy Nan
Phoebe A Burns - Jan 5, 2021
Ruth Ann - I was sorry to hear of your sister's passing. It sounds like she had a good life. Please accept my sympathy.
Rick & Carol Ferryman carolferryman@centurylink.net - Jan 4, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to the family ❤️🙏
Gregg & Cyn Tehan Marsh - Jan 4, 2021
Truly sorry to read of Florence's passing. A true firecracker who will be greatly missed!

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