Ruth Mead Ross, 99, Vero Beach

Ruth Mead Ross, 99, died Oct. 4, 2010, at Dixie Oak Manor in Vero Beach.

She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and moved to Vero Beach in 2002, coming from Fishkill, N.Y.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Dutch Reform Church in Fishkill and of the Garden Club in Pittsburgh.

Survivors include her son, John Ross, of Vero Beach; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Thomas Ross; and a sister.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Indian River County Volunteer Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 2240, Vero Beach, FL 32961.

No local services are planned at this time.

Interment will follow this spring in Salem, Ohio.

Arrangements are by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory in Vero Beach.

A guestbook may be signed at

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