November 28, 2021

Kislev 24, 5782


Sidney M. Gross


Kislev 21, 5773

August 11, 2018 to December 5, 2012

Sidney Milton Gross was born August 11, 1918 in New York City to parents Rose and Morris Abrams. He died 12/5/2012 in Rochester, NY and was buried in Queens, NY with his wife. He is survived by his sister Gladys Stein, two children and six grandchildren. Sidney served in the U.S. Army Ninth Air Force from 6/25/1942 to 11/16/1945; the majority of his service time was in North Africa chasing the "Desert Fox". He left military service as First Sergeant having earned a WWII Victory Medal, European-Africa-Middle East Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. On 12/28/1946 he married Fanny and had three children, Terry, Michael and Harvey. He attended New York University on the GI Bill and earned an MBA. He had a successful career as a salesman and owner of HVAC companies in Queens, NY. He retired to Boca Raton, Florida. He was proud of his service to his country and he loved to dance.

U.S. Army Air Force

Served from June 25, 1942 to November 16, 1945

Post or Auxiliary

David J. Kauffman Post #41

Military Specialty

Occupational AL Counselor 262


Technical Sergeant


WWII Victory, Euro-Afr-ME, Good Conduct