Corinne Marie Ross, 85, passed away Monday June 3 in Fort Walton Beach, Fl. Corinne was born September 6, 1933 to parents Mitchell and Peggy Krygier in Chicago, IL. She was married on October 19, 1957 in Maywood, IL to George J. Ross. Corinne and George travelled extensively across the country, living in 13 locations before settling in Cinnaminson, NJ to raise their three children. Corinne and George relocated to Mary Esther, FL in 1991.
Corinne was a proud mother, devoted soccer mom, and home maker who loved to cook and bake, making sure that everyone always had access to their favorite treats including chocolate chip cookies and homemade fudge. Her children and grandchildren always knew they were the light and focus of her life.
Corinne was an extremely giving person and very active in every community she lived in, always lending a hand and putting others before herself. She created and presided over many social organizations in Cinnaminson and Mary Esther; New Neighbors Bridge Club, Pilots Service Organization, Coterie, Welcome Wagon, PTA, and many more. Organizing and playing in bridge groups provided many life-long friendships.
Corinne is survived by three children, Scott Ross and his wife Fiorella; Laura Olson; Alan Ross and his wife Janet; grandchildren, Victoria Kassin and her husband John; Kara Ross; Miranda Mignon and her husband Florent; Alexander Ross; Rebecca Ross and Allison Ross.
Corinne was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, George J. Ross, brother, Dennis Krygier and his wife Jenny; son-in-law, Myron Olson; brother-in-law, Jimmy and his wife Doris; and her long-time best friend and loyal companion Cinnamon (dachshund).
Visitation will be held at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Rd, N.E., Fort Walton Beach on Wednesday June 5, from 5pm-7pm. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held in Cinnaminson on Monday June 10 with a Memorial Mass on Tuesday June 11.
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