Eugene Gross
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Eugene Gross
  • April 8, 1924 - December 24, 2017
  • Evansville, Indiana

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Eugene "Gene" Gross, 93, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Heritage Nursing Center. He was born April 8, 1924 in Evansville to the late Oscar J. and Marie (Isaac) Gross.
He graduated from Central High School and was a WWII Army veteran. Gene was a lifelong member of St. Lucas UCC, enjoyed participating in the Silver Sneakers program at the YMCA, the senior group at Salem Darmstadt and the Huddleback Club. He was the body shop manager at Cooke Chevrolet for most of his career.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, June Gross.
He is survived by children, Cheryl Schultz, Beverly Palmer, Dave (Melanie) Gross and Janice (John) Brucato; grandchildren, John-David (Kelly) Schultz, Julie (Matt) Jaques, Erik (Jessie) Gross, Jason (Alicia) Gross, and Katie (Patrick) Kelly; eight great-grandchildren; brother Donald (Sylvia) Gross; several cousins and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 12:00 Noon, Friday, December 29, 2017 at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, officiated by Pastor Doug Heiman, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday from 9:00AM to service time at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Breakfast Fund at St. Lucas UCC, 33 W. Virginia Street, Evansville, IN 47710. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.