1925 ~ 2017
Mrs. Estelle Marie Gross of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Edward Gross passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday February 24, 2017 at the age of 91 years.
Estelle was born in Estevan, SK on September 26, 1925, growing up in several small towns across Southern Saskatchewan. She married Edward and moved to the Gross family farm in 1947. She continued farming after Edward’s passing in 1973, relocating to Lethbridge in 1978. In Lethbridge, she was active in the community, singing for several years with the Golden Mile Singers and the Mad Hatters. She was an avid traveler, visiting the British Isles, Spain, Mexico, Missouri, Alaska and the Maritimes. She was one of the first to move into Martha’s House, enjoying the activities and friendship until the time of her passing. She has a passion for knitting and crocheting, making dozens of afghans, dishcloths, and pot holders.
Estelle is survived by her daughter Jeanette (Ted) Hryciuk, son Norman Gross, grandchildren Edward Hryciuk, great-grandchildren Tatyana & Dominik Hryciuk, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Besides her loving husband Edward, she was predeceased by her parents Egide Allaire & Stella Sarazin, her sisters Delores Jones and Geraldine Wainwright.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 12 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB, with Father Lukas Drapal, celebrant.