Larry J. Ross passed away peacefully on November 17th, 2019 in Ocean Grove, NJ. Larry was born in Point Pleasant, NJ, and lived in the Manasquan and Wall Township, NJ area as well as the Eastern Shore of Virginia. A 1985 graduate of Manasquan High School , he attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and graduated in 1989. Larry loved being outdoors including hiking Allaire State Park, boating the Manasquan River and snorkeling off the Sea Girt jetty. He was a devoted environmentalist, and had a passion for animals and nature including rehabilitation work. His many interests and hobbies included birding, fishing, gardening, cooking, reading, creating crafts and wine, astronomy, travel and music. Larry was recently employed as an IT support administrator in Lakewood, NJ. Prior positions included working as a crab fisherman and in the restaurant industry.
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Larry is predeceased by his father Lawrence, and survived by his mother Dorothy, brother Steven, sister Kathryn, aunts Aynne Foster and Lucy Scheer, uncles Norman Scheer and Edward Scheer, and cousins Hilary, Jordan, David, Alex, and Elliott.
Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan, NJ. In memory of Larry a donation may be made to either the NJ Audubon Society, 9 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924 (www.njaudubon.org) or to the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, 3625 Brigantine Boulevard, Brigantine, NJ 08203 (www.mmsc.org). To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.net.