George A. Fross, 69, of 1190 Polk Cut-Off, Franklin died at his home on Sunday October 7, 2012.
A son of George and Ethel Hazard Fross he was born in Glenshaw on October 29, 1942.
He was graduate of A-C Valley High School and received his associate degree from Edinboro University.
Mr. Fross had been employed as a board panelist at Joy.
A veteran of the U.S. Army he served from 1961 to 1964.
He was a member of St. Patrick Church. George had been a member of the Franklin Elks Lodge. He was a perfectionist with his home repairs and woodworking. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and in his earlier years hunting. He had taken up bike riding after his retirement and had cycled many miles. He and Dorothy treasured their time at Myrtle Beach and dancing. He was a family man and enjoyed the times spent with them.
On February 4, 1967 he married the former Deanna Pennington; she died November 17, 1982. He married Dorothy McDonald Proper on July 7, 1984 she died with him on October 7, 2012.
Surviving are a daughter Sabrina M. Fross of Austin, TX, a son William Proper and a grandson Zachary Proper. Also surviving are a sister Dolores Gallagher and her husband James of Grove City; two nephews James and Joseph Gallagher and a niece Kathleen Cline.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife and a half-sister Opal M. Wethington.
Friends will be received in the Huff Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 312 W. Park St. from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a vigil service at 3:30 p.m.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick Church, 949 Liberty Street, Franklin at 11 a.m. Friday with Monsignor John J. Herbein presiding.
Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.