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Wilbur Gross

August 2, 1950 February 15, 2023
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Wilbur Gross passed away on 2/15/23 at Highland Rehabilitation &

Nursing Center in Middletown, N.Y. at the age of 72.

Wilbur was born on 8/2/1950 in Middletown, N.Y. to Frederick Gross &

Avis (Wilbur) Gross.

Wilbur had a rough life in his younger years, but mellowed as he got older. He became a kind, gentle soul, who deeply appreciated just a "hello from anyone. He lived the last part of his life at PromenadeAssisted Living Home, on Fulton Street, in Middletown, N.Y. He was there for quite a while, and deeply appreciated the home & the Staff.

After a few years, he met his Soulmate, Nancy, by offering to sharehis doughnuts with her. They dated for a while, then got engaged. He always said she was his soulmate & love of his life. He's survived byNancy, who also lives at the Promenade Assisted Living Home. Willy loved to dance, whenever there was a gathering with music (especially Country). He'd put his "Clint Eastwood" hat on, along with his western shirt & jeans, and of course, his cowboy boots. He was such a proud man when dancing with his Fiance', Nancy. Willy was loved by many at the Promenade & at the Highland Home.

Wilbur is survived by two children. Cheri (Gross) Boyle, and WilburGross Jr, both living in Wurtsboro, NY. Also by three Grandchildren: Abigail Boyle, Tommy Boyle & Partner, Samantha, & Kylee Gross. Also one Great Grandson, Logan, son of Tommy & Samantha. He had many Cousins & Nieces & Nephews.

Wilbur had four siblings who predeceased him. His older Brother, Richard Gross, and three Sisters: Georgina (Gross) Loderhose, Barbara (Gross) Skeados, and Linda (Gross) Pergeson.

I would like to thank The Promenade Assisted Living of Middletown, The Highland Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, & Hospice for the kind & loving care of Wilbur. I would especially like to thank Charlotte (Nancy's Sister) for always being there. She was truly a gift from God. Also my Husband, Tom, who was always by my side, willing to help with anything I needed. And certainly we can't forget Nancy for loving Wilbur & taking good care of him. I would like to thank everyone who came together for Wilbur. Wilbur was truly Blessed.

Chaplan Laura, from Hospice was present when Wilbur passed at Highland Nursing Center. She proceeded with a small service and prayers for Wilbur.

I would like to thank Applebee & McPhillips Funeral Home for taking care of Wilbur's last & final request of Cremation.

Arrangements are under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home 130 Highland ave Middletown, NY

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