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Obituary for Betty S. Gross (Hawk)

Betty S. Gross, 92, of Drums, passed away Monday, September 23 in her home.

She was the loving wife of the late Eugene Gross.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Peter Hawk and the late Kathryn (Aulenbach) Hawk.

Betty was a member of the Blakeslee United Methodist Church. She was a waitress at several different places throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania for most of her life. She was a well-respected and well known waitress. Besides being a hard worker, she was also a very kind and helpful person. She will be deeply missed by all of her friends and family.

She is survived by a sister, Shirley Valenze of Tobyhanna; and two nephews, Matthew and Scott Valenze. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Billy Hawk and a sister, Ruth Wildrick.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 19 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM from the Blakeslee United Methodist Church. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Joseph Healey officiating.. Burial of the ashes will be scheduled on a later date at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place in H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Blakeslee United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 142 Blakeslee, PA 18610.

Kresge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.