Patricia A. (Caulfield) Ross-TrostNovember 12, 2017
Cumberland – Patricia A. (Caulfield) Ross-Trost, 88, of Cumberland and North Attleboro, MA passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late John W. Ross and the late G. Paul Trost. A native of Marion, OH, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn Caulfield, and had lived in Cumberland and North Attleboro, MA since 1963. Earlier, she had lived in Cincinnati, OH, Richardson, TX and Attleboro, MA.
Mrs. Ross-Trost, a graduate of the College of Mount St. Joseph on-the-Ohio, edited and reported for newspapers in Kentucky and Ohio, and was a columnist and writer for the former North Attleboro News Leader. She was also a part-time agent at the Carlson Donovan Travel Agency in Woonsocket, a volunteer at Birthright of Attleboro, and a literacy tutor in Woonsocket.
Her survivors include son, Brian D. Ross of North Attleboro, MA; son Michael Ross and his wife Linda of Sultan, WA; daughter, Mary Patricia Maxwell and her husband Michael of Bend, OR; and a brother, Robert Caulfield and his wife Sandie of Reno, NV. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Samantha, Brendan and Ian Ross, all of North Attleboro, MA; three stepchildren, Glenn Trost of Los Angeles, CA, Edward Trost of East Freetown, MA, and Kathie Pariseau of Attleboro, MA; and ten step-grandchildren.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, November 18 at 10 A.M. in St. John Vianney Church, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Her burial will be private in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln Friday 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Ross-Trost’s memory to one’s favorite charity would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com.
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