In Memory of



Obituary for Jane Gross

Jane Gross, of Sea Girt passed away peacefully at age 90 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick on Friday February 12, 2021. She was born in East Orange and raised in Maplewood and Short Hills. Jane moved to Sea Girt permanently in 1957 where she summered prior to that for many years. She was a graduate of Millburn High School and of William and Mary College, and as a Spanish major she earned a Phi Beta Kappa. Jane worked for Texaco for 40 years as an executive secretary. She was a volunteer at the Sea Girt library, a trustee for the Lighthouse in Sea Girt, founding member of the Community Congregational Church in Short Hills for over 60 years. She enjoyed travelling and visited more than one hundred different countries.

Jane was predeceased by her parents George and Bertha Gross and her sister Loris Tower and her niece Lynne Combs. She is survived by a nephew Harry Tower and his wife Bonnie of Center Harbor NH and her nephew-in-law William Combs of So. Orange. Jane was also the cherished aunt to several grand nieces and nephews and great grand nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. All services were private. To send condolences to the family please visit