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Stephen RossStephen Joseph Ross, 67 years old, passed away at home Friday October 26, 2018 surrounded by his family.

He was born in Elyria on October 2, 1951 and made his home here all of his life. Steve proudly owned and operated Ross Builders where his work can be seen throughout Lorain county. A member of St. Mary Catholic Church, he served on the church's Finance Committee and was involved in several additions to the church and school. He served on the Murray Ridge Housing Board, he was a member of the Beaver Creek Hunt Club in Amherst, and the Elyria Elks.

Surviving him are his wife of 19 years, Fran (nee Spike); five children, Stephen (Molly) of Avon, Nicholas (Laura) of Westlake, Kimberly Ross of Denver, Colorado, Cory (Charlene) Price of Cincinnati, and Dustin Price of Elyria; five grandchildren, Stephen, Benjamin, Harrison, Casper, and Cohen; and a brother Daniel Ross of North Ridgeville.

Steve was preceded in death by his brother, George; and his parents, George "Bucky" and Mary (nee Polimene) Ross.

Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Ohio on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Friends are also welcome at the Weigand Room of St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Avenue on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 10:00 A. M. until the time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 Noon. The Reverend Father Charles Diedrick, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be private in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria, Ohio.

Memorials, in Steve's name, can be made to St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave, Elyria, Ohio 44035.

» 3 Condolences and Greetings
Lance I. Layne
sent Tuesday, 30 October 2018 06:15
Very sad news I just got from my Mom (Mary Layne (Detillio) ...My condolences to the family.
Thad DeTillio
sent Tuesday, 30 October 2018 05:21
To Fran, Danny and all of the Ross Family. I was so saddened to hear of the passing of my cousin Steve. I have great memories of him growing up in Elyria and all of our family get togethers. He was a terrific human being and will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Mitch Spike
sent Tuesday, 30 October 2018 03:55
I believe with all my heart that God has a plan for all of us, but it's often difficult to understand why he takes some of the best among us far too soon. My heart is breaking for my beautiful baby sister and for all of their incredible children. I'm praying that time and God's grace will bring them all comfort and peace. Steve, you were one of the finest human beings I've ever met and I'm so grateful to have had the honor to call you family. Jill and I will miss you dearly and I'm so sorry we couldn't be there to honor you this week. I've always believed that Heaven is an amazing place, but it just got a bit better.
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