Flora E. Ross, 97, of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 in East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

She was born December 30, 1921 in Piney Fork, Ohio, a daughter of the late John and Gina Bartolis.

Flora was a loving mother and grandmother. She was retired owner and operator of Flo’s Antiques in St. Clairsville and former employee of Henderson’s Flower Shop. She is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville and the Imperial Glass Collectors Society.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gene D. Ross and a sister, Irene Bartolis Rogers.

Surviving are her son, Laney (Cindi) Ross of St. Clairsville; a daughter, Rosalee (Jack) Ralston of St. Clairsville; six grandchildren, Brent (Danielle) Ralston, Ryan (Lindsey) Ralston, Laney (Anna) Ross II, Mary Ellen (Ken) Copas, Cindy Beth (Mike) Butterfield and Annemarie (Jessica) Cohen- Ross; twelve great- grandchildren, Tara, Lara, Maria and Kenny Copas; Reese, Peyton, Henry and Caroline Ralston; Hunter and London Butterfield; Kai and Avery Cohen- Ross.

Family and friends will be received on Friday from 4 – 8 p.m. at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in St. Clairsville on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with Father Thomas Chillog the celebrant. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter.