Mary Ann Gross

May 11, 2019



Mary Ann Gross, 90, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 11, 2019. 

Mary Ann was born Wednesday, September 19, 1928 in Altadena, CA and moved to Albuquerque as a child.  She loved horses, roses, her birds and fish, and her wine.  Mary Ann was married to Freddie P. Gross from 1948 until his passing in 2001.  Their marriage was a testament to lifelong love.  

Mary Ann was also predeceased by her mother, Mary Victoria Byrnes; her brother, Roger “Bud” Byrnes; and sister-in-law, Patricia Byrnes.  She is survived by two sons, Roger Gross (Gena), and Steve Gross (Mary Lynn); grandchildren, Kimberley Chavez (Emilio), Jason Gross, and Hannah Roberto; great-grandchildren, Alexis and Paris Silva, and Vivian Chavez.  Mary Ann leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews along with a myriad of others who loved her. 

We know this formerly #3 state ranked bowler is throwing strikes with her 16 pound ball and fishing with her beloved Freddie in heaven. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 5301 Ponderosa NE.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Mary Ann’s honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.


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Celebration of Life
June 29, 2019

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
5301 Ponderosa Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

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