Funeral services for Lilly M. Ross, age 87, formerly of Jay Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Tuesday at 12 p.m. at Notre Dame Church of Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery in the spring. There will be no public calling hours. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home. She passed away on Friday, January 9, 2009 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Long Term Care Unit where she had been a patient for five years.
She is survived by one niece, Victoria Koch of Canada. She was predeceased by a sister, Florence Harriden. Mrs. Ross was born on July 7, 1921 in Canada, the daughter of Chelsea Ford. She attended schools in Labrador, Canada. She worked for the Newfoundland Government. She was employed by the Alaskan Pipeline, retiring in 1983. She married William Ross on June 5, 195. Mr. Ross passed away in 1972.
Mrs. Ross worked many year on writing a book on her life in Labrador.