Jeannette L. Ross

August 24, 1924 ~ January 5, 2020 (age 95)


Jeannette L. Ross, 95, formerly of Biddeford, died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Savannah Court in West Palm Beach, Florida.  She was born August 24, 1924 in Biddeford, a daughter of Charles and Malvina (Couture) Labbe and was educated in Biddeford schools.


In July of 1948 she married Paul R. Ross in St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.  She worked in the textile mills as a spooler, retiring in 1991. She then worked with her husband in the State Farm Insurance office on Alfred Street in Biddeford.


Jeannette had been a member of the Daughters of Isabella, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Biddeford Senior Citizens.


Preceding her in death were:      Paul, her husband of 55 years in 2004, and her brother, Charles Emile Labbe who died on Iwo Jima during WW2.


She is survived by:

          1 son, Ronald P. Ross and wife Madeleine of Springvale

          2 daughters: Elaine Wojcieszek and husband Steve of Palm Beach Gardens, FL

                               Cecile Caya and husband Robert of Lyman

          5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren



Visiting Hours will 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church.  Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit  Donations in memory of Jeannette may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME  04074



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January 10, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Mass of Christian Burial
January 10, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
178 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005


Alzheimer's Association
383 US Route 1 Suite 2c, Scarborough ME 04074

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