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James C. Ross

November 27, 1917 ~ April 24, 2020 (age 102)


Age 102, of Banksville, formerly of Beechview, passed peacefully on April 24, 2020. Beloved husband of 73 years to the late Mary W. (Windstein) Ross. Loving father of Gary J. Ross and Suzan M. Ross. Grandfather of Jason, Derek, and Cory Ross. Several nieces and nephews. Jim was a 30-year employee of Pittsburgh Railways/Port Authority of Allegheny County, was a charter member of Dormont AARP 3016, and an Elder of the Dormont Presbyterian Church until its closure in 2013. He then worshiped at Unity Presbyterian Church (formerly Wallace Memorial) where he had the distinction of being the oldest member in attendance. Jim proudly served as a Weapons Mechanic in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. As per Jim’s wishes, services are private. A military service with full military honors will be held at a later date at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Jim’s family suggests memorials be made to Animal Friends, Inc., 562 Camp Horne Road Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Arrangements are entrusted to BRUSCO-NAPIER FUNERAL SERVICE, LTD., 2201 Bensonia Ave., Pgh., PA 15216. To leave a tribute or memorial, please visit us at:

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