Obituary of Jean Grosse
Jean Marie Grosse, 78 of Ilion, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Valley Health Services in Herkimer.
Jean was born on March 1, 1941 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was the daughter of the late Wilbert and Marie (Mohr) Kramer. She was a graduate of Pittsburgh Schools. Jean was united in marriage to Bruno Grosse on April 20, 1960 in Lee Center, NY. Bruno passed away on February 12, 1993. She was employed by the Mohawk Valley Nursing home for many years. Jean will be remembered by her family as a great cook, seamstress, and for playing video games with her grandkids.
Jean is survived by her children;Tony and his wife Myrna of Little Falls; Jamie, Donna and her husband Steven Esford, Ron and his wife Sheri, all of Ilion; Joanna Good and her significant other Randy Beck of Whitey Point; David and his wife Julie of New Hartford; and a daughter in law Wendy Grosse also of Ilion; 14 grandchildren Kate & Tyler Esford, Kaeleigh Grosse & Korey Cress, Courtney Good, Andrew Grosse, Dennis Basler, Brody & Allison Herrman, Chris & Kelli Grosse, Steven Everson, Kendall & Kyle Grosse. 5 great Grandchildren: Emelia Grosse, Hayden & Cannon Basler, Cole & Emma Everson.
She also leaves behind a sister, Eileen Valetti of Pittsburgh and sisters in law Diane Kramer of Pittsburgh and Toni Zogby of New Hartford. Jean was also predeceased by a son Michael, a brother Charles Kramer, and a special friend Tony DeAngelis.
Funeral services for Jean will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc., 100 Otsego Street in Ilion. Deacon Michael Carbone will officiate. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Bruno in the Armory Hill Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.
Jean’s family wishes to thank the staff at Valley Health Services 1-East for the wonderful care and compassion given during Jean’s stay.
To leave an online condolence, please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport, the family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home in the early 1900's.
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