Harold "Pete"'s Story

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Harold "Pete" M. Gross, 87, of Northumberland, passed away at Geisinger Medical Center on November 11, 2017.
Pete was born in Northumberland on June 8, 1930, a son of the late Stoddard and Winifred Fry Gross. On Nov. 23, 1950, he married the former Ruth Frymoyer who preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 2006.

Pete was a 1948 graduate of Northumberland High School. He served in the Army National Guard Artillery from 1950-1952.
He was employed at Champ Hats, Rea and Derrick, and CVS during his career, retiring in 1990.
He was a life member of Christ United Methodist Church, Northumberland, and a long time member of the Norry Gun Club where he enjoyed shooting and spending time with friends.
Hobbies included hunting, wood working, and building and flying model airplanes. In his later years he enjoyed being outside and greeting people as they came to Nottingham. However, his greatest joy was his family and grandchildren.

Pete is survived by his two daughters, Susan and husband Wade Duttinger, of Selinsgrove, and Janet and her husband Kevin Yordy, of Milton; grandchildren, Chris Campbell and his partner Angela Schreffler-Evans, Tara Snyder and her fiancé Richard Reitz, Brett Yordy and his wife Jaime, Trisha Rabb and her husband Matthew; six great-grandchildren, Bruce and Rachael Snyder, Ryan and Cara Yordy, and Hannah and Gage Rabb; and two brothers-in-law, Edward Frymoyer and Robert "Bob" and Holly Frymoyer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and one brother, Arthur Eugene Gross.

Friends and family may call from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Christ United Methodist Church, Front and Kings streets, Northumberland, followed by a memorial service at 4, with Pastor Joan Dobson officiating and assisted by Pastor Byron Weaver.
Interment will be at the family's convenience.

Memorial donations may be made to Norry Gun Club 400 Comfort Road, Northumberland, PA 17857. Arrangements are by the David T. Zweier Funeral Home Inc., 157 Chestnut St. Sunbury.
Condolences may be made at davidzweierfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 12, 2017
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