Harold Gross Obituary, Death – Harold Robert Gross, also known as Sir Harry, passed away at the age of 68, after a protracted battle with an illness. He was known to many people around the world. In Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, on the 15th of August in 1953, Sir Harry Gross was born to his parents, Robert L. and Leonora (Falk) Gross. Harold was the fifth of seven siblings, and he spent his childhood in Gibson, New York, having exciting adventures while running wild on Quackenbush Hill. It was in 1972 when he received his diploma from Corning East High School.
Corning Glass Works was where Harold got his start in the industry, where he eventually became a Master Glass Engraver. It was in 1992 when he received approval for the Elusive Buck design from Steuben Glass, the company from which he retired in 2004.
Everyone who knew Harold thought of him as one of the friendliest and most upbeat people you could ever hope to cross paths with. He volunteered his time throughout his entire life in a variety of settings and was a member of the Corning Elks Lodge #1071. When someone else needed him, he was always there to be a shoulder to cry on. Everyone considered him a friend, but what brought him the most happiness was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his children Nestrelda (Sloane) Sims, Master Sergeant Robert Gross II, and Joseph Gross; his cherished grandchildren Liam, Ashton, Treldy, Kyra, Bode, and Kyla; and his siblings Mike Gross, Pat (the late Mike) Farmer, Pam Gross, Peggie (Larry) Stinson, Craig (Toni) Gross, and Brian (Tini) Gross. Master Sergeant Robert Gross II served in the United He had a large number of adopted family members, including brothers, sisters, children, and grandchildren, and he was deeply devoted to all of them.
Janice, Harold’s best friend and the mother of his children, passed away before Harold did. Harold’s parents also passed away before him. Harold’s love for people, especially his family and friends, is what enabled him to leave his mark on this world. He will be greatly missed by everyone.
If you so desire, you may make a donation in memory of Dave Clark to the Dave Clark Foundation. Donations can be made by check and mailed to the following address: 2031 Jackson Street, Suite 100, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 or online at https://www.d3day.com/contribute. On Sunday beginning at 2:00 p.m., there will be a Celebration of Life held at the Corning VFW, which will be followed by a Memorial Service during the same time period.