memorial-wrapper

Walter Gross

Walter Gross

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Walter Gross, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Walter Gross with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Walter R. Gross passed away peacefully on November 21, 2019 at his home in Portsmouth, RI at the age of 86

A military ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 30th at 9:30 am at the Rhode Island Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery 301 South County Trail Exeter, RI. The family invites all to a celebration of life at 11:30 am on November 30th to McGovern’s on the Water 310 Shove Street Fall River, MA.

Walter was born in 1933 in California and joined the Navy in 1950 in which he served until 1985. Walter was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam war and earned several medals and commendations. His military career spanned 35 years where he attained the highest enlisted rank of the Navy: Master Chief. During his enlistment Walter served on several shore duties and ships and the most memorable for him were The USS Rochester CA-124(The Gray Ghost), and the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides).

Walter was an avid coin collector and loved having breakfast daily at his favorite diner, Reidy’s in Portsmouth.

Walter is predeceased by his wife Ellen Gross (Greatorex) formerly of Charlestown MA.

Walter is survived by his daughter Pamela Moore of Portsmouth, RI, his former wife Hildred, his stepson Thomas Higgins and wife Christine and his loving granddaughter Grace Higgins all of Millis, MA., his stepdaughter Deborah Coble and husband Scott of North Carolina, dear friends Rhonda, Sherry and Ginny and companion Carol Philips.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    November 30, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    November 30, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    Rhode Island veterans Memorial Cemetery - Chapel
    Address
    301 South County Trail
    Exeter, RI 02822
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    November 30, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    November 30, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    301 South County Trail
    Exeter, Rhode Island 02822
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Walter here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Walter Gross by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Share by: