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Ronald Duane GROSS

May 14, 1943 — December 3, 2022

Coudersport, PA


Ronald Duane GROSS, 79, of Coudersport, PA, died Saturday, December 3, 2022 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.  


Born May 14, 1943, in Coudersport, he was the son of Raymond and Margaret Freeman Gross.  On October 4, 1964, in Harrison Valley, he married Ida Pauline Potter, who survives.  A graduate of Coudersport High School, he was employed by PennDOT for 16 years, worked as a logger for six years, and retired from Tri-County Rural Electric after over 26 years.  Duane was a member of the Coudersport Golf Club.  Aware of the need of others, he donated blood throughout his adult life.  


Surviving besides his wife, Pauline, are:  three daughters, Stephanie (Daniel Saulter) Carpenter of Coudersport, Sheila (Brian) Hathaway of Coudersport, and Shari (Luke) Baker of Roulette;  eight grandchildren, Tyler (Heather) Pease, Sheldon Carpenter, Jameson Haskins, Troy Pease, Karli Haskins, Zachary (Madison) Haskins, Austen (Betty Hooftallen) Saulter, and Caitlin (Mark Olmstead, Jr.) Pease;  four great-grandchildren, Paisley, Lincoln, Addison, and Callum;  three siblings, Charles Gross of Coudersport, twin brother, Russell Dwight (Darlene) Gross of Clearfield, and Carol (Jesse McLimans) Schroeder of Coudersport;  nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was predeceased by an infant son, Ronald Scott Gross;  a sister, Evelyn Jenigen;  a sister-in-law, Jeannette Gross;  and a brother-in-law, Thomas Schroeder.  


Friends may call Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  


A private graveside service will be held in Sweden Hill Cemetery.  


Memorials may be made to Coudersport Golf Club, 839 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915, Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance, or Coudersport Volunteer Fire Dept.  


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