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Betty Ross

OGDENSBURG-Graveside services for Betty Elizabeth Ross, 94, of Ogdensburg will be held in the spring at the White Church Cemetery in Lisbon at a time and date to be announced.  Mrs. Ross died late Tuesday evening, March 2, 2021 at the United Helpers Riverledge Nursing Home in Ogdensburg, surrounded by her loving family.Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home. Betty Ross was born on September 9, 1926 in Depeyster, NY.  She was the daughter of the late Leon and Frances (Fleming) LaRue.  On January 22, 1949 she married Ernest Ross in Heuvelton, Ernest died on November 1, 2000.     Betty was a homemaker, she was a member of the Hammond Presbyterian Church, the Farm and Home Bureau of Brier Hill.  She loved country music, dancing, word search puzzles, watching the Hallmark Channel,  traveling and watching ships on the St. Lawrence River.   Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren.  Betty is survived by her children; Nancy Flath and her husband Lawrence of Hammond, Larry Ross and his wife Becky of Virginia, and Penny Wells and her husband Rick of North Carolina. She is survived by her grandchildren; Scott Flath, Brian Flath, Terry Flath and the late PFC Randy Flath, Joshua, Jason and Heather Ross, Jamie Jones, Nicole Ross and Cassandra and Danielle Wells.  Her sister, Eleanor Sunderland also survives her as well as 15 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Ernest Ross, her brother Leon LaRue Jr., and her sisters; Leona Wilson and Mary Thornton. Donations in Betty’s memory may be made to the Hammond Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.LaRuePitcher.com.

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Betty was a very good of my mom( Marian Kellogg) when they lived at Park View Rise in Ogdensburg. She was good to my mom and was a great friend. And she always was nice to us when we went there to see my mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you family. My mom passed away in 2015 at the age of 89. I'm sure they will regain their friendship when they meet again in Heaven. God bless her and your family. Sandi Gordon

Sandi Gordon Mar 12 2021 12:00 AM

Betty was a drear friend to our family and a cherished friend to my mother, Marian Kellogg. Thank you, Betty, for always being there and willing to lend a hand. You were a wonderful person and your spirit lives in all of us. You will be sadly missed.

DEB PADOVANO Mar 12 2021 12:00 AM

To the family of Betty Ross. Im writing for all the members of the Roach family. We were neighbors in Brier Hill for many years. We are so saddened to hear of your mothers passing. We remember her as a sweet lady and wonderful neighbor. Be sure that all of you are included in our prayers and warm wishes. Viviane Roach

Roach Family Mar 5 2021 12:00 AM

I loved Aunt Betty, and Uncle Ernies visits..even after I was an adult, nothing was better than a bear hug from Aunt Betty, and hearing her call me ' Sweetie" She will be missed.

Michelle Moore Mar 4 2021 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to Betty's family. May your memories of happy times help you thru this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Greg & Tj Sutton

Greg & Tj Sutton Mar 3 2021 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear of Betty's passing. I have known Betty a lot of years from Parkview Rise in Ogdensburg. She was a friend of my Aunt, who lived at Parkview. Then recently, before she moved out of Parkview, we used to sit out front and chat. I liked Betty, she was a nice person and a fun lady. She will be missed. Rest in peace Betty.

Mary Montroy-Beard Mar 3 2021 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to Betty's family. May your memories of happy times help you thru this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Greg & Tj Sutton

Greg & Tj Sutton Mar 3 2021 12:00 AM

Gary and I were sorry to hear of Betty's passing. My mother in law, Violet Jackson (Betty's Aunt) Enjoyed some nice times together.. Betty was quite a character! RIP Betty!

Gary and Susan Jackson Mar 3 2021 12:00 AM