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Albert Gross Died June 2, 2013.  Son of the late Louis Gross and Bess Eisenberg Gross.  Born May 20, 1924.  Husband of the late Jacqueline Fishman Gross; and the late Phyllis Nimoityn Schwartz Gross
father of Maurice Gross (Keith Case), Marlyn "Cookie" (Robert) Gillespie, Mark (Joy) Schwartz, Karen (Natan) Abraham, Steven (Iris) Schwartz and Joel (Susan) Schwartz; brother of Peggy (Leonard) Greenberg, Joan (late Stanley) Gross and Eugene (late Lois) Gross; especially proud Zayde to Logan and Rachel, Jackie, Jon, Ali, Dana, Josh, Jodi,  Jamie, Jessica, Jeremy, Rachel and Noah; also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews, all of whom made his life meaningful.
Mr. Gross was an 18 year old who served in the 42nd Rainbow Division in Europe where he was part of the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp.  Upon his return from the War, he joined his father as a partner in the Ambler Market.  in 1961, they, along with his brother Gene, opened the Thriftway on Girard Ave.  Al and Gene went on to open the Port Richmond Thriftway until they retired after a 38 year partnership. Contributions in his memory may be made to
Abington Memorial Hospital Hospice        Program  2510 Maryland Road  Suite 250
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania  19090
or Camp Rising Sun  2300 Menaul
Albuquerque, New Mexico  87107
or Wordsworth Spirit Program
Attention:  Stephanie Shell
3905 Ford Road
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19131

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