Jacob ‘Jake’ Ross


VERNON CENTER — Jacob B. “Jake” Ross, age 27, of Central Corners Road, passed away Monday evening July 9, 2018 from injuries sustained in automobile accident in the town of Vernon. Jake was born on September 20, 1990 in Syracuse, New York a son of Michael and Lisa (Spadter) Ross and was a graduate of Rome Catholic High School. He attended Davis & Elkins College in West Virginia and SUNY IT of Utica. From 2011-2016 Jake served his country as a sergeant with the United States Army as an air traffic controller. He was an avid baseball player in high school and college, enjoyed working out at the gym, loved dogs and spending time with his younger brother.

Surviving are his parents, Michael and Lisa Ross of Vernon Center; one brother Adam M. Ross; maternal grandparents Lenny and Pat Spadter; aunt and uncles, Jill and Wayne Evans, Ann and Jim O’Brien, Sue and Richard Broat; uncles Leonard Spadter and Mark Ross; and several cousins. Jake is predeceased by his aunt Eve Ross; grandparents Ben and Virginia Ross; and cousins Patrick O’Brien and Tyler Evans.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Malecki Funeral Home Inc., 23 Front Street, Vernon. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Christ Methodist Church, 416 Park Street, Sherrill, NY. Burial will follow in Vernon Center Cemetery, Vernon Center, New York. Online condolences may be sent to maleckifuneralhome.com


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