Marcella  Bross
Marcella Bross

November 21, 1918 - February 8, 2019
Born in Cincinnati, OH
Resided in Cincinnati, OH


Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Marcella Bross, passed away on February 8, 2019 at the Brookdale Kenwood retirement community at age 100 years.

She was the loving mother of Marion Mohler, Barbara Cochran, and Gayle Hensler. She was known as “Nana” to her four grandchildren, Christy Virgin, Matt Cochran, Megan Gramke, and Stefanie Ring. Her legacy includes her great-grandchildren, Nathan, Ethan, Isabella, Linus, Kenny, and Baby Boy Ring who is expected this summer.

Marcella was born in Cincinnati in 1918 to Lawrence and Clara Minges. She had two brothers, Joe and William. She was married to the late Frederick Bross for 49 years. She attended St. James Parish in White Oak and resided at the Waterford of Fairfield, where she had many friends, for more than 15 years. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and loved playing (and winning!) Bingo. She celebrated her 100th birthday last fall.

Family members will gather to remember her on Thursday February 14, 2019 from 10:00 am until Funeral Service at 11: am at Gilligan Funeral Home, 8225 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati OH 45236. A private burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens.




Gilligan Funeral Home, Kenwood
8225 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45236
Thursday, February 14, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gilligan Funeral Home ~ Kenwood
8225 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45236
Thursday, February 14, 2019
11:00 AM
Arlington Memorial Gardens
2145 Compton Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45231
Thursday, February 14, 2019