Leonie Ross

Obituary of Leonie B. Ross

Leonie B. Ross August 6, 1920 – June 17, 2021 Highland Falls, NY Leonie B. Ross passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at her residence in Highland Falls, NY. She was 100 years old. Daughter of the late Sidney and Harriet Cohen Berney, she was born on August 6, 1920, in New York, NY. Leonie dedicated her life to being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Friends of the Highland Falls Library and volunteered for many years at the library. She also belonged to the Highland Falls Chapter of Hadassah. With her husband, Dr. Richard L. Ross, she enjoyed traveling and going into New York City for Broadway plays, the opera, and museums. Survivors include her children: Joan Dominus of Deland, FL; Cynthia Timmerman of Ocean View, DE; Stephanie Ross of Kingston, NY; Philip Ross of Highland Falls, NY; and Melissa Ross of Portland, ME; her sister, Bernice Norman of Delmar, NY; nine grandchildren: Matthew, Ben, Dan, Craig, Jeff, Rachel, Jacob, Adrienne, and Jill; and three great grandchildren: Aaron, Nathan, and Ellery. Leonie was predeceased by her sisters, Dorothy Guntner and Marge Duke. A graveside service took place on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Leonie was laid to rest with her husband, who passed in 1991, at West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Falls Public Library: 298 Main St., Highland Falls, NY 10928. Arrangements by William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main St., Highland Falls, NY. www.wfhoganfuneralhome.com
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