Obituary: France (Ross) Fish

December 18, 1920 – August 3, 2019

Frances (Ross) Fish died 11:16 A.M. at Stonebridge Health Campus on August 3, 2019 where she was a resident for over three years. She was born December 18, 1920 in Reed Station, near Oolitic. She was the daughter of John and Mary Rose (Demarc) Ross.

She worked for Indiana Bell for 36 years, from March 4, 1947 to December 12, 1983 when she retired. She married Frank G. Fish on March 12, 1983 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He preceded her in death January 3, 1999. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors are her sister, Lena Woodward of Bedford as well as several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim Ross, Joseph Ross; five sisters, Sophia Markiano of Chicago, Mary Ruth Caperelli of Pennsylvania, Angie Eagan, JoAnn Moscato, Mary Ross all of Bedford.

There will be no visitation hours. The Rosary will be prayed at 11:00 A.M. and a Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday August 7, 2019 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are provided by Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bereavement Committee and St. Vincent de Paul School Fund.

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