Paul Michael Ross, 76, of La Porte, formerly Riverside, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at his home.
Paul was born on March 4, 1946 in Chicago, IL, to Paul and Carmela (Mancini) Ross.
On November 8, 1980 in Riverside, IL, he married Barbara Jane Earle who survives. Also surviving are his sons, Paul (Simone) Ross of Palos Hills, IL and Christopher Ross of La Porte; 3 grandchildren, Jessalyn, Jionna, and Gregory "Turtle"; sister, Gloria Maruska of North Riverside, IL; nieces, Vicki and Becky; nephews, Anthony, Michael, Joseph, and Scott; brother in laws, Ken (Carol) and Stephen; as well as 2 dogs, Bella and Leela.
He was preceded by his parents and brother-in-law, Vic Maruska.
Paul was a Mechanical Engineer, an avid worker in and out of the house, and enjoyed watching movies. He loved Christmas, collecting Santa Claus paraphernalia, and decorating for the holidays. Paul did not have one singular hobby; he loved doing whatever interested his family.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.
A time of visitation will be held from 2 - 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at St. John Kanty Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice.
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