Albert Gross Died June 2, 2013.


    Albert Gross Died June 2, 2013.  Son of the late Louis Gross and Bess Eisenberg Gross.  Born May 20, 1924.  Husband of the late Jacqueline Fishman Gross; and the late Phyllis Nimoityn Schwartz Gross
    father of Maurice Gross (Keith Case), Marlyn "Cookie" (Robert) Gillespie, Mark (Joy) Schwartz, Karen (Natan) Abraham, Steven (Iris) Schwartz and Joel (Susan) Schwartz; brother of Peggy (Leonard) Greenberg, Joan (late Stanley) Gross and Eugene (late Lois) Gross; especially proud Zayde to Logan and Rachel, Jackie, Jon, Ali, Dana, Josh, Jodi,  Jamie, Jessica, Jeremy, Rachel and Noah; also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews, all of whom made his life meaningful.
    Mr. Gross was an 18 year old who served in the 42nd Rainbow Division in Europe where he was part of the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp.  Upon his return from the War, he joined his father as a partner in the Ambler Market.  in 1961, they, along with his brother Gene, opened the Thriftway on Girard Ave.  Al and Gene went on to open the Port Richmond Thriftway until they retired after a 38 year partnership. Contributions in his memory may be made to
    Abington Memorial Hospital Hospice        Program  2510 Maryland Road  Suite 250
    Willow Grove, Pennsylvania  19090
    or Camp Rising Sun  2300 Menaul
    Albuquerque, New Mexico  87107
    or Wordsworth Spirit Program
    Attention:  Stephanie Shell
    3905 Ford Road
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19131