Grosscross, Phillip Mason

Obituary – Phillip Mason Grosscross
Contributed by Judy


Death yesterday claimed Phillip Mason Grosscross, aged 82, one of East Liverpool’s well known citizens, who passed away at his home, corner of Seventh and West Market streets, from infirmities incident to old age. The end came at 4:30 in the morning. The funeral arrangements had not been completed last might, but the services will probably be held Saturday afternoon.

Mr. Grosscross was a native of Beaver county, PA, and removed to East Liverpool in 1868. He was an ardent Republican in politics and served several terms as township trustee. He was a carpenter by trade and for many years conducted a shop at the rear of his residence. He was an upright citizen and enjoyed the esteem of many.

He is survived by his wife and the following children; J. F. Grosscross, Mrs. Jennie Nichols, Miss Anna and Harry Grosscross, of Derry, PA. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters as follows; J. S. Grosscross, sheriff of Beaver co.; Isaac and James Grosscross, of Blackhawk, PA, and Misses Nancy and Mary Grosscross , of New Brighton.