It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Connie Ross on January 24, 2020 at the age of 76 years. Connie was born in Malartic, Quebec. At a very young age Connie moved to Kirkland Lake, Ontario with her parents, Bill and Betty Ewing and older siblings, Fran, Dave and Joan. Connie’s two surviving siblings, Jean Blanchard and Barb Goersch were later born in Kirkland Lake.
Connie enjoyed working at the Kirkland Lake Day Care for many years. Connie completed her education in Early Childhood Education as a mature adult and obtained a teaching position at Northern College in Moosonee. Connie later worked in the Early Childhood Education field both in Cochrane and in Englehart. Connie enjoyed playing ladies baseball and curling. On September 24, 1995 Connie married the love of her life, Jim Ross in Hawaii. Sadly, Connie was predeceased by her husband on February 20, 1997. Connie will be remembered by her family and friends. Cremation has taken place. As per Connie’s wishes there will be no service. Interment will take place in the summer where Connie will finally be reunited with her loving husband Jim Ross. Donations can be made to Teck Centennial Library, 10 Kirkland Street, Kirkland Lake, Ontario P2N 2G2.