On January 24, 2004, FRED A. ROSS; beloved husband of Marguerite R. (nee Meyers) Ross and husband of 50 wonderful years of marriage; beloved father of Kim Filer and husband Frank, Robin Manley and husband Kevin Sr., Heather Woods and fiance Dean Milam; loving grandfather of Kevin Jr., Kyle, and Cody Manley, Nicholas Filer, Austin and Amy Woods and Cameron Milam; dear brother of Betty Bates, Edna Flora, Lehman, James and Harry Ross. A celebration of Fred's life will take place at the family owned Peaceful Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Center, 2325 York Rd. Timonium on Saturday, January 31, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM with a funeral service at 7:30 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Defenders of Animal rights, 14412 Old York Road, Phoenix, MD 21131.