POCONO, Pa. — Albert Lee Ross, 63, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2007, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Albert was born on Dec. 9, 1943, in Portland, Maine, son of Donald C. Ross (deceased) and Frances Ross. He grew up in Crown Point, N.Y., and graduated from Crown Point Central School. He attended St. John's University in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he received his degree in education. Albert became a high school science teacher and taught biology until his retirement from South Shore High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1999. During his years as teacher, Albert wrote a biology review book that was copied and distributed throughout New York City high schools.
Upon his retirement, Albert moved from Brooklyn to Arrowhead Lake in the Poconos, where he enjoyed tennis, reading and the peace and tranquillity of paddling his paddle boat and kayak around Arrowhead Lake.
Albert is survived by his mother, Frances Ross of Crown Point, N.Y.; his sister Carol and Ron Pritt of Crown Point, N.Y., his brother Larry and Pamela Ross of Altona, N.Y., his brother Michael and Lynn Ross of Crown Point, N.Y., and his sister Teresa and Spencer Primo of Hinesburg, Vt.; his many aunts and uncles; nieces and nephews; many close friends; and his companion, his dog Paco.
Albert is predeceased by his father, Donald C. Ross of Crown Point, N.Y.; his niece, Michelle L. DuShane of Crown Point, N.Y.; and several aunts and uncles.
He touched many lives; he will always be remembered with warm and loving thoughts.
There was no calling hours or funeral services per his request.