Allen Ross, 80


SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Allen C. Ross passed away on Dec. 9, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Meyer) Ross for 56 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Martin and Sadie (Garber) Ross, he had lived in Smithfield for 22 years, previously living in Pawtucket.   He was an independent sales representative for multiple manufacturing companies, retiring over 15 years ago. Allen was a Navy veteran, serving in Cuba. He was a member of Temple Emanu-El and the Smithfield Elks.  Allen enjoyed volunteering at the VA and at the airport.

He was the devoted father of Nancy Bloch (Jeremy) of Attleboro, Massachusetts, and Martin Ross (Sheri Katz Ross) of North Attleboro, Massachusetts.  He was the dear brother of the late Harie Raisman.  He was the loving grandfather of Samuel, Jameson, Ethan and Jacob.  He was the beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews.   He was the cherished lifelong friend of Naomi and Bob Halpert and Ann and Phil Brown. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Ave., Providence, RI 02906 or the charity of your choice.