JOHN J. ROSS, SR., age 83, died Saturday, February 4, 2006. He was born, raised and schooled in Buffalo NY. He attended South Park High School and graduated in 1941. He was an Army veteran and had been a pattern maker with Bethlehem Steel for many years. He is survived by his son John J. Ross, Jr. And his wife Sherry, grandsons Shane R. Ross and his wife Wendy and Ryan J. Ross and his wife Renee and a great granddaughter Meghan Elizabeth Ross, a sister Margaret Rusch, and several nieces and nephews. A mass of Christian burial will be offered on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 11:00 am at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Interment will be private at Holy Cross Cemetery in Buffalo, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Our Lady of Victory, Father Baker's Home, 780 Ridge Rd., Lakawanna, NY 14218. Arrangements by Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin, MD.