Margaret L. Ross

September 03, 1928 ‒ December 14, 2017

Delaware, Ohio

Margaret L. Ross 89, of Delaware passed away Thursday evening, December 14, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born September 3, 1928 in Delaware, Ohio the daughter of the late George & Martha (Shannon) Beddow.

Margaret graduated from Ostrander High School in 1946.

She married Max A. Ross in 1956, and they spend 61 years together through life’s journey, hand in hand in both thick and thin. Theirs was a true love story and Max was Margaret’s everything before his passing in July 2017.

Survivors include daughters Cheryl (John) Mitchell, Deidre (Mark) Hedges, Kristie (Sam) Forson, Laurie (Scott) Pierce; grandchildren April (John), Jill (Kevin), Mike (Sarah), Brian, Stephanie, Amanda (Chris), 11 great-grandchildren Cameron, Madison, Carley, Max, Molly, Rayna, Shelby, Lillian, Violet, Eli, and Avery.

She was preceded in death by sisters Ann (Gene) Rogers, Pauline (Claude) Thomas, Ethel Beddow; great grand-children Mitchell Lindsay, and Max Lee Ormeroid.

Margaret was a homemaker, raising her 4 beautiful daughters, and often times babysitting her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Margaret was the glue that held her family together during the tough times, and was the epitome of a matriarch. Her family will miss not only her loving and nurturing spirit, but also that ornery and mischievous grin.

A memorial gathering celebrating Margaret’s life will take place 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017  at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center 101 Valley Side Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed towards the Delaware County Humane Society 4920 OH-37, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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  • Kristie, The loss of a Mother is one of the most painful things in life. You find yourself picking up the phone or driving to her house so many times. There’s always something you need to tell her or want to share with her. Each morning you will find a special bird in your yard, a cardinal or a dove, that will be your Mother watching over you.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    • Thank you Vicky. I know I will see her watching over us as she always worried about her family and whether or not we were safe. Thank you for this Vicky ❤

  • My heart is very sad to hear about your loss. We all need the time when death will be no more.

    We are praying for you all during this difficult time. Love you all.

  • Lifting you and your family up in prayer, praying that God floods you with his presence and that he brings all of you a peace and comfort that surpassess your understanding during this time.

  • So sorry to hear about the passing of Margaret. She and Max were a great couple and now they are forever together. Treasure all your wonderful memories and remember – love never ends. Blessing to all the family.