Helene Larweth Richards Ross, 96, of North Port, Fl, died on April 23, 2006 at the Peace River Medical Center in Port Charlotte, FL. She was born on April 21, 1910 in Barberton, Ohio. She retired to Holiday Park in North Port, FL 26 years ago and then became a resident of North Port Pines Retirement Center. She was an office manager in charge of event planning for the Chicago Cosmetology Company, Chicago, IL for 15 years. She was a kind person who loved life, her pet dogs, music and her garden flowers.
She is survived by her brother, Anthony C. Larweth of Sycamore, IL; son-in-law, Ted Erikson of Chicago, IL and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sol Ross and daughter, Diane Richards.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 10:30 AM at the North Port Pines Retirement Center, North Port, FL. Interment is private and will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, IL.
Memorial Donations may be made in her name to North Port Pines Retirement Center, 4950 Pocatella Avenue, North Port, FL 34287.
Farley Funeral Home and Crematory, North Port Chapel is handling arrangements.
Friends may visit anytime online at www.farleyfuneralhome.com to sign a guest register book and extend condolences to the Ross family.