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Obituary for Elizabeth Ross (Dempsey)

Elizabeth Ross (nee Dempsey), of Rutherford for many years, passed away peacefully on 1st January 2021, aged 85 years. Born in Paisley, Scotland, she came to the U.S.A. in 1966. Elizabeth was a homemaker, devoted to caring for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Beloved wife of John Ross for over 64 years. Loving mother of Irene Ross and her partner Steve Oppelander, Sandra Ross, Carol Gottschalk and her husband Gary, Lynn Mercado and her husband Corbett, John Ross and his fiancée Jennifer, and James Ross and his wife Tracey. Cherished grandmother of eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Dear sister of Rena Bell, Evelyn Hewitson, and Sheila Lunney and her husband Billy. Caring sister-in-law of Alice Ross, Helen Dempsey and Greta Dempsey. She was preceded in death by her dear parents, Robert and Mary Dempsey, brothers William and Robert Dempsey, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, daughter-in-law, nephew and long-time friends. Cremation was private, Donations, if desired, can be made in Elizabeth’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Make-A-Wish Foundation. Arrangements Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.