ARTHUR A. CROSS died peacefully on June 14, 2021 after an 18 month battle with cancer. Left to love, cherish and remember him always are his wife Annette (nee Wisler), his two daughters Stephanie Hanna and Meredith Gierke (Steven); his six grandchildren Ethan and Olivia Hanna, and Rylan, Blake, Declan and Maddox Gierke; and siblings Gary (Rosemary), Darlene Hillis (Robert), and Dale. He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur J. and Bertha Cross (nee Jirovec). Art was a quiet, kind and generous man whose first priority was always family. He was a dedicated employee of Christopher Tool for 54 years. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid bowler with a 300 game to his credit. He was an assistant track and cross country coach for the St. Charles girls teams for 20 years. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Funeral Mass Saturday June 19, 2021 9:30 am at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schuster Straker O'Connor Funeral Home 5904 Ridge Rd Parma from 4 - 8 pm Friday. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the St. Charles Sports Boosters 5891 Ridge Rd Parma 44129.
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