MILROY - Joseph E. Ross Sr., 72, of 82 Locke Mills Road, Milroy, died at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Golden Living Center William Penn.
Born Jan. 12, 1940, in Burnham, he was a son of the late George C. and Minnie (Thomas) Ross. He is survived by his wife, Betty L. (Smoker) Ross, whom he married on June 2, 1962.
Also surviving are: children, Sharon Lee Ross and Joseph E. Ross Jr., both of Milroy; and siblings Mary Farleman, of Lewistown, Hazel Stine, of Lewistown, Richard Ross, of McVeytown, Nora Clinger, of Lewistown, Shirley Ross, of Mifflin, William Ross, of Burnham, Joan Sheetz, of New Lancaster Valley, Elsie Woodward, of Milroy, John Ross, of Burnham, Ronald Ross, of Belleville, and Archie Ross, of New Lancaster Valley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Joseph had worked at the family sawmill. He also worked for 30 years at J-Wood, two years at Village Kitchens, and Lewistown Cabinet Company, retiring after four years.
He was a Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers football fan and enjoyed hanging out at the Bluerock Sportsman's Club.
Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bohn Funeral Home, 55 N. Main St., Reedsville.