Arthur August Gross, 82, of North Fort Myers, passed away Jan. 19, 2014. He was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Arthur and Ann Lang Gross. He married Rita Dormann May 2, 1953, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Buffalo. He and his wife moved to Cape Coral in 1993 after retiring from Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.
He is survived by his loving family, including his wife of over 60 years, Rita Gross; children, Arthur Allan (Christine) Gross, Steven (Patricia) Gross, Sharon Gross and Thomas (Colleen) Gross; grandchildren, Andrea, Jeremy, Nicole, Heather, Paul, Kayleigh and Danielle; and great-granddaughter, Gabriella.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Diane Gross
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of one's choice.
Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to share thoughts and memories for his family.