Ada Gladys Cross

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Ada Gladys Cross

July 17, 1923 - March 10, 2019

Ada Gladys Cross Ada G. (Robison) Cross, 95, of Hagerstown, formerly of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Coffman Nursing Home, surrounded by her family.
Ada was born July 17, 1923, in Artemas, Pa., the daughter of the late Kelly Robison and the late Lula (Weicth) Robison. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Elmer "Jake" Cross; daughter, Patricia Ann Watts; sister, Leona Crites; brothers, Carl Robison and Robert Robison; and son-in-law, the Rev. John "Jack" Ewald.
Ada was raised in Cumberland, attended Fort Hill High School and was a member of Melvin United Methodist Church. For many years, she worked at Tri-State Discount Center, Town & Country and Woolworths. Ada and Jake moved to Hagerstown in 1999 to be closer to family. She was a loving and giving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She leaves a giant hole in her families lives that cannot be filled.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Ewald and Joan Weisenmiller and husband, Charles; son-in-law, Warren Watts; grandchildren, John Ewald and wife, Vicky, David Ewald, Michelle Hurwitz and husband, Mark, Keith Watts and wife, Sharon, Debbie Jenkins and husband, Terry, Scott Weisenmiller, Christine Eberhart and husband, Brian; great grandchildren, Jacob Ewald and Jessica Flynn, Hannah Ewald and Max VanMeter, Anna Ewald, Matthew Ewald, Rebekah Hurwitz, Grace Hurwitz, Keith Watts Jr., Steven Jenkins, Ryan Weisenmiller, Mae Weisenmiller, Nicholas Eberhart and Ethan Eberhart; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Elizabeth Jackson, the Rev. Warren Watts and the Rev. Vicky Starnes officiating.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday one hour prior to services from noon to 1 p.m.
The family extends their love and gratitude to each and every staff member at Coffman Nursing Home for their love and care of Ada over the past four years. She loved them all dearly and so does her family. We will forever be grateful to them.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ada's name to Coffman Nursing Home, 1304 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Published on March 12, 2019
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