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Russell L. Gass

October 20, 1918 - May 15, 2017

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Russell L. Gass, age 98, formerly of Hamilton, died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Concordia of Ridgewood Place in Plum, PA. Born in Monroeville, PA on October 20, 1918, he was the son of the late Otto O. and Zelda (Graham) Gass. Russell graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in chemistry and retired from Proctor and Gamble as a food technologist. Russell served his country in the U.S. Army Medical Department from 1941 until the end of WWII with the 304th General Hospital on Tinian Island in the SW Pacific. He was...

Russell L. Gass, age 98, formerly of Hamilton, died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Concordia of Ridgewood Place in Plum, PA. Born in Monroeville, PA on October 20, 1918, he was the son of the late Otto O. and Zelda (Graham) Gass. Russell graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in chemistry and retired from Proctor and Gamble as a food technologist. Russell served his country in the U.S. Army Medical Department from 1941 until the end of WWII with the 304th General Hospital on Tinian Island in the SW Pacific. He was a member of Laurel Avenue Church of Christ. Russell married his wife of over 57 years, Mary (McKinney) Gass on August 16, 1944 and she preceded him in death on June 27, 2002. Russell is survived by his daughter, Patricia (Allen) Roberts; granddaughter, Amy (Shawn) Reeves; and great-grandsons, Nicholas and Nathaniel McClain. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and sister, Fern (Stanley) Kedzierski. A Visitation will be held from 11am until 12pm on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Webb Noonan Kidd Funeral Home, Ross Avenue at South "D" Street, Hamilton. A Funeral Service will follow at 12pm on Monday at the funeral home with Charles Anderson, Minister officiating. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.