Elva V. Gross

June 11, 1925 - July 14, 2022



     Sunday, July 17, 2022
     1:00 - 3:00 P.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Services:

     Sunday, July 17, 2022
     3:00 P.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.



     White Cemetery
     Rushford, NY


may be made to:

     Cuba First Baptist Church
     17 South Street
     Cuba, NY

Elva V. Gross
Loving Mother and Grandmother
Elva V. Gross, 97, formerly of 7190 Rawson Rd, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Cuba Memorial Hospitals Palliative Care Unit after a lengthy illness.

Born on June 11, 1925, in Bradford, she was a daughter of Archie J. and Rozaily O. Sherwood Randolph. On January 10, 1942, in the First Baptist Church parsonage she married Clyde A. Gross who predeceased her in June 26, 1979.

In addition to being a homemaker she farmed with her husband for 39 years.

She was a member of the Cuba First Baptist Church and its women’s group, the Home Bureau in Lyndon, the Rawson Ladies Aide Society, McKee Tri-Star chapter 242 O.E.S, and had been past president of the Rushford Senior Citizens and Cuba Senior Citizens.

Elva enjoyed crafts, plaster canvas, babysitting, and cooking. Quite often her table would be filled with 30 plus people for dinner.

She is survived by 5 sons, Jack R. (Donna) Gross of Avoca, Russell J. (Debbie) Gross of Cuba, David L. (Christine) Gross of Cicero, Daniel B. Gross of Cuba and Randy D. (Debbie) Gross of Queensbury, NY; 1 daughter, Darlene A. (Donald) Taylor of Kansas City, KS; 12 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and step grandchildren; and a special sister-in-law, Gerry Randolph of Livonia.

In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by her siblings; Howard, Harold, Robert, Leonard, Leo, Wayne, Leon, Nellie, and two infant siblings.

The family will receive friends at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba on Sunday, July 17, 2022 from 1-3 P.M. followed by funeral services at 3:00 P.M. in the Funeral Home. The Rev. Randy Gross, Elva's son will officiate.

Burial will be in White Cemetery, Rushford, New York.

Memorials may be made to the Cuba First Baptist Church, 17 South Street, Cuba.

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