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Delphine Rita (Obliski) Ross

November 10, 1930 ~ November 2, 2019 (age 88)


Ross, Delphine Rita

Brooklyn, Michigan

Her Legacy… Delphine Rita Ross, 88, passed away November 2, 2019.  She was born on November 10, 1930, in Toledo, Ohio to Stanislaw and Stefania (Kwapich) Obliski. Delphine married the love of her life, Jerry Ross, on July 26, 1952 in Toledo, Ohio.

She will be remembered as being a very detailed and organized person. Delphine loved her family, traveling in the camper and her weimaraner dogs. She traveled to all the state parks, the Alaska Highway, and crossed the Arctic Circle. Delphine enjoyed baking, cooking, and even crocheting while watching her favorite soap operas. She also participated in an annual Christmas cookie exchange for over 25 years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Her Family… Delphine will be missed by her husband Jerry; her children, David (Barb) Ross and Jayme (Julie) Ross; grandchildren Heidi (Patrick) O’Laughlin, Jason Ross, Kelsey Ross, and  Parker (Brenna) Ross;  two great grandchildren Nathan and Corinne O’Laughlin; two nieces Carol Georgevich and Helen Jablonski. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and four brothers.

Her Farewell… Delphine’s family and friends will gather Wednesday, November 6, 2019, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Borek Jennings Funeral Home: Braun Chapel. Her Farewell will begin at 12:00 pm, interment is to follow at St. Joseph’s Shrine Cemetery, Brooklyn, Michigan. Memorial contributions are suggested to Lenawee County Dept of Aging or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  Please leave a message of comfort for Delphine’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
November 6, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Braun Chapel
137 S. Main St.
Brooklyn, MI 49230

Farewell Ceremony
November 6, 2019

12:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Braun Chapel
137 S. Main St.
Brooklyn, MI 49230

Interment following funeral service
November 6, 2019

St. Joseph Shrine Catholic Cemetery
8743 US-12
Township, MI 49230


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Lenawee County Dept on Aging
1040 S. Winter St, Suite 3003, Adrian MI 49221
Tel: 1-517-264-5280