Robert Paul Gruss
Robert Paul Gruss

June 12, 1937 - July 23, 2017
Born in Danbury, CT
Resided in GAMBRILLS, MD
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Robert (Bob) Gruss, 80, a longtime resident of Gambrills, MD passed away on July 23, 2017. Born and raised in Danbury, CT, Bob graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked for the Department of Defense for over 30 years before retiring in 1994. He was active with Boy Scouts,and Holy Name Society at Our Lady of the Fields Church. Bob enjoyed wood-working, the water, spending summers in Maine and spending time with his family and friends.
Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years Dorothy Gruss; son Brad Gruss and his wife Lisa; daughter Cindi Darnell and her husband Doug and two granddaughters Haley and Kaitlyn who called him Poppy. Bob was predeceased by his parents; his brother, John, and sister-in-law, Ann.
Calling hours will be on Friday, July 28 from 7-9pm at Hardesty Funeral Home in Gambrills, MD. Memorial Mass will be on Saturday at 2:30 at Our Lady of the Fields in Millersville, MD.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Holy Name Society at Our Lady of the Fields Church in Millersville, MD or charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be placed at www.hardestyfuneralhome.com

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Visitation
Hardesty Funeral Home-Gambrills
851 Annapolis Road
Gambrills, MD US 21054
Friday, July 28, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Service
Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church
1069 Cecil Avenue
Millersville, MD US 21108
Saturday, July 29, 2017
2:30 PM
Burial
Our Lady of the Fields
1069 Cecil Avenue
Millersville, MD US 21108
Saturday, July 29, 2017
3:30 AM

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Holy Name Society c/o Our Lady Of The Fields
1069 Cecil Ave.
Millersville, MD US 21108
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