Bernadine Ross

Obituary of Bernadine A. Ross

Barre: Bernadine A. Ross, 99, passed away March 6, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born October 30, 1920 in Knowlesville, a daughter of the late Charles and Elma (Jackson) Axtell. She was a 1940 graduate of Medina High School. Bernadine was a member and past Deacon and Elder of the Albion First Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #381, Medina Chapter for 77 years and a life member of the Cobblestone Society. Bernie and her husband Donald owned and operated Albion Plumbing and Heating for several years. On April 25, 1997, Bernadine was awarded the DeWitt Clinton Masonic Award for Community Service (the highest award given to a civilian) in recognition of the outstanding service to the community which exemplifies the ancient Masonic teachings of concern for the well-being of Mankind and of belief in the worldwide brotherhood of Man. Bernadine was predeceased by her sisters, Violet Beeton, Mildred Erway, Eloise Lane and brother, Charles Axtell Jr., brother and sister-in-law, John and Helen Pettit. She is survived by her loving husband of 78 years, Donald B. Ross; daughter, Deborah Onalie Ross; granddaughter, Avery Erin Ross (Matthew Johnson); great-grandson, Ryan Grier and Lance Corporal Dawson E. Taylor and great-great granddaughter, Julianna Marie Grier. The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Avenue, Albion on Monday March 9, from 4:00-7:00 and on Tuesday March 10, from 12:00-1:00pm followed by Bernadine’s Funeral Service at the funeral home at 1:00. Interment will be in Boxwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Albion First Presbyterian Church, 29 E. State St. Albion, NY 14411 or the Cobblestone Society & Museum, P.O. Box 363, Albion, NY 14411.
Monday
9
March

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, March 9, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Tuesday
10
March

Calling Hour

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Tuesday
10
March

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Tuesday
10
March

Interment

2:15 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Boxwood Cemetery
N. Gravel Rd.
Medina, New York, United States
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