Pearlie Ross


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Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 7:17 pm
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Pearlie Mae Ross, 77, of York, Pa., entered into rest on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at York Hospital. She was the widow of Thomas Ross.
A viewing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Boulding Mortuary Inc., 471 Madison Ave., York, Pa., and services will begin at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Adrian Boxley officiating. Burial will be at Lebanon Cemetery, York.
Pearlie was born in Paris, Tenn., on Oct. 4, 1935, to the late Porter and Lucille Ellis Thomas.
Pearlie enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a son, Troy Ross, and two daughters, Lannie Thomas and Vickie Ross, all of York; one brother, Leoda Thomas, and wife, Doris, Chicago; one sister, Virginia Sangster, East Moline; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other family members and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Henry Lee Thomas; and a daughter, Anita Carol Thomas.
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