October 11, 1927 - March 19, 2020
Milton M. Bross, 90, of Hamilton passed away peacefully, at his home on Thursday, March 19, 2020. He was surrounded by members of his loving family. Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong area resident, living in Groveville for 65 years. It was the first home he and his wife Theresa lived in after they were married in 1953. For the past two years, he has resided at Homestead in Hamilton.
Milton graduated from Hamilton High School West, Class of 1947. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War in Germany. Since its inception in 1955, Milton and his wife were original members of St. Vincent DePaul Church in Yardville. As a member and past president of the Golden Hour Senior Citizens Club of Groveville, Milton created many workshops for local seniors. He was also an active member of the Hamilton High Class of 1947 Reunion Committee. Prior to his retirement, Milton worked for Certified Testing Labs in Bordentown where he served as a construction inspector for many years. He enjoyed fishing, coaching CYO basketball and supporting his children’s artistic and sports endeavors. He was an avid fan of all Philadelphia sports, especially the Phillies and Flyers. A beloved husband, father, and grandfather and a true gentleman with a wonderful sense of humor, he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Son of the late Milton and Jennie Kramer Bross, brother of the late Albert Tomaseck, he is survived by his wife of 66 years, Theresa, his four children and their spouses, Thomas and Joyce Bross, Stephen and April Bross, Karen Ungerer and partner Gene Stroh, and Mary Anne and Trevor Hjelmfelt; his sister Jean Snelson; five grandchildren, Stephanie Bross, Melissa Bross, Gabrielle Rendek-Jablonski and husband Derek, Shannon Rendek, and Carter Hjelmfelt; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Due to current public health restrictions, a private funeral service will be held from the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville Road in Hamilton with the clergy of St. Vincent DePaul Church officiating. Burial will follow in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery. The family also wishes to extend its gratitude to Homestead of Hamilton Assisted Living and Serenity Hospice for their kindness and support. A Celebration of Life Memorial for family and friends will be announced in the future.
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