Sheryl M. Gross
  • Smilow Cancer Center
    20 York Street
    New Haven, CT 06510

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“On behalf of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, we offer our condolences for the passing of your loved one, who was a sister in Girl Scouting. Her...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Barneby - Hartford, CT

“Brad,Mel and I were very sorry to hear about Sheryl's passing.We are happy to have known her.Know you and your family are in our thoughts.Paul ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Paul Phoenix - Venice, FL

“Dear Brad, We were so saddened to hear about Sherri. She as you know was a special lady. Always with a smile.Her face always would light up when she...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Aggie and Bill Waterman - CT

“Dear Brad, We were so saddened to hear about Sherri. She as you know was a special lady. Always with a smile.Her face always would light up when she...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Aggie and Bill Waterman Ivoryton

“Sherri was a real sweetheart, a genuinely nice person, we have known her for well over 30 years, when our son was growing up with her son Brad, and...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Brad Wolff - Bluffton, SC

“It deeply saddens me to hear of Sherri's passing. Happy memories of a special double date in NYCity will always bring me a moment of laughter....Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Marlene Going - Essex, CT

“Dear Brad,My heart goes out to you and your family. I only knew Sherri for a short while but it seemed like she knew me forever - I think she was...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Rob Bradway - Moodus, CT

“Dear Brad and family we were so saddened to learn of Sherri's passing. She was an amazing mother and wife. I remember when she joined the...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Hyde - Essex, CT

“So sorry to hear of Sheri' passing. We are away and won't be back in time for the service but want Brad to know how sad we are and send our deepest...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jim and Nan Crowell - Ivoryton, CT

“My heart hurts that Sherri is not here to share funny stories, make us all laugh, share some wisdom and be the caring soul she has always been. I can...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Tanya Stanley

“We had the pleasure of working in the kitchen at Wolf's Den Campground. Sherri was a wonderful cook and always good to make you laugh and forget you...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Raymond, Judy and Rachel Smith - CT

“So sad to hear. My condolences to her family. Loved Sherri's company. She always had a big smile and a huge heart. Had not seen her since she...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Bev Potter - Hyde Park, VT

“You were a great friend and a lot of fun. You will be missed by everyone who knew you. There will be a big void in the campground. RIP SHERRI ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Sunderhauf - rocky hill, CT

“Brad and family. I'm so very sorry to hear of Sherri's passing. I think of her every day as I drive past the campground and I will always ...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Isabel Roberge - Lyme, CT

“Missy, I met your folks when I was 9 and spent so much time at your house from that moment on. My favorite part of our sleepovers were the french...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Dani Gentile

“So sorry to hear... Prayers and condolences to the family. I remember Sherri from Guilford school days, and I remember a great young lady always with...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Lachlan MacLearn - Bedford, NH


Sheryl M. Gross, known to most as Sherri, 67, of Ivoryton, CT passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 in New Haven surrounded by family after a long illness. She was born May 4, 1950 in New Haven, CT to Robert and Virginia Ketchale. She grew up in Guilford, graduated from Guilford High School and married her husband, Brad. They settled in Ivoryton where she raised her daughter and son, which would prove to be her hardest job thanks to their ever present hijinx! Over the years, she wore many hats including, but not limited to; a small business owner, florist, and caterer. She found her passion in cooking and she did it well. The proof is in her husband's belly! She also volunteered her time in many ways over the years spending countless hours with the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Essex Ambulance Association, and Essex Fire Company . Her one downfall in life may have been the inability to say no. However, she always received so much joy in giving her time and resources to anyone in need. Sherri was also an avid animal lover and has now reunited with her "third child", Maggie, her beloved black lab. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 40 years, Bradley Gross, Sr., daughter Melissa McIntyre (Eric), son Bradley Gross Jr (Michelle), sister Virginia Stebbins (Dave), and the light of her life - her 7 grandchildren; Payton & Tanner McIntyre, Rason & Camille Cobb, Rosie, Bradley III, & Christian Gross, and the countless others who were fortunate enough to know her. Her smile touched many and will be dearly missed. Donations in Sherri's memory may be made to the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale New Haven Hospital, 20 York St, New Haven, CT 06510. To send a condolence, please visit www.rwwfh.com.

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