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Diane Marie (Sickels) Gross
April 13, 1956 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old
Diane Marie Gross went home to be with the Lord on February 7, 2024.
She was born April 13, 1956 in Akron to James and Nancy Sickels. Diane was very involved in her church, St. Paul United Methodist. She sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. She was also President of the Women's Group at her church and a Girl Scout Group Leader. Diane retired from Barberton City Schools as a teacher's aide for kids with disabilities. Her grandchildren, Archie and Margaret, were the light of her life. Diane loved being around her family and her pets, Lucy and Annie. Diane also loved to cook, read, and spend time outdoors.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents and sister Debbie Montgomery.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Gregory Gross, her daughters, Becky Gross and Julie (Jeremy) Kross, nephew Andy (Melanie) Montgomery, grandchildren Archie and Margaret, as well as many cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 PM at the Anthony Funeral Homes Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. The family will receive friends starting at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Summit County Humane Society here.