Eleanor Ross


PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Eleanor Marilyn Ross, of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2023, at Briarcliffe Manor, in Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late Malvern (Mal) Ross. They were married for 68 years.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Betty (Wainshalbaum) Young. She is survived by her beloved son, David Ross, of Lincoln, and her cherished grandson, Michael Ross. She was the dear sister of the late Marjorie Leif and Paul Young. A graduate of Hope High School, she went on to graduate from Edgewood Secretarial School as a medical secretary.

She enjoyed playing the piano and was an avid reader of fiction and history, her favorite subject. Eleanor and Mal loved traveling and traveled extensively within the U.S. and Europe. Eleanor was a member of Temple Beth-El and a former member of Temple Emanu-El. She was a member of the Cranston Senior Guild and a former member of Barker Players for many years.

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