Dr. Jerome Stanley Gross

by | May 1, 2015 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Dr. Jerome Stanley Gross was born on May 21, 1924 in Norfolk, Va. to Anna Ruth and Michael Gross and passed away on April 21, 2015 at the age of 90.

He graduated from Maury High School, George Washington University, and the Medical College of Virginia. He practiced family medicine in South Norfolk for 32 years. Jerome served our country valiantly in World War II and received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his bravery as a Combat Medic in the 17th Airborne when he was wounded at the Battle of the Bulge.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Pearl Kline Gross; Dr. Irving G. Tavss, Jeanne Tavss Reznick and Marvin Adler.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Tavss Bender Gross, and their six children: Roslyn Bender Lifland (Steve), Michael Gross (Karen), Audrey Bender Winston (Colin), Rochelle Gross, Sarah Bender Ladwig (Michael) and Valorie Gross Donato; and grandchildren: Ira Lifland, Sammy Gross, Shira, Reuben and Eli Winston, Dylan and Zoe Ladwig, and extended family and friends.

A graveside service was held by Cantor Wally Schachet-Briskin at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Donations to Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, 260 Grayson Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. H.D. Oliver.