Officer Russell B. Gorss, Sr. – Cranston Police

Ptl. Russell B. Gross

     June 20, 2017 – Patrolman Russell B. Gross, Sr., was born in 1922, and lived most of his life in Cranston.  He was the devoted husband of Barbara H. (Farrow) Gross for 69 years.  He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps, and a Communicant of St. David’s on the Hill Episcopal Church in Cranston.  Russell was appointed to the police department on April 30, 1951.  He passed away on June 20, 2017, and is buried in Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, R. I.     

     Rest in peace our brother.