John "Bud" Ross, 83, of Shelton, formerly of Trumbull, died Nov. 1, at St. Vincent Medical Center.

Son of the late Carmen and Catherine McCaulty Ross, he was born in Bridgeport.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Dorothy Costa Ross, a brother, Charles Ross and a sister, Catherine Kovalik.

Survivors include his two devoted daughters, Linda Leo and her husband Joseph of Port St. John, FL and Diane Allegra and her husband Stephen of Shelton, four grandchildren, Adam and Nicole Leo and Alexandra and Stephen Allegra Jr., and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. meeting directly in St. Lawrence Church, Shelton. Interment will follow in Nichols Village Cemetery, Trumbull. There will be no calling hours. The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, has been entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave., Shelton, CT 06484.

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