A funeral service for Hancock County Sheriff’s Workplace Deputy Luke Gross will happen Thursday on the Cross Insurance coverage Middle in Bangor.
The funeral service is ready for midday, in keeping with his obituary. It’s going to come per week after Gross was fatally hit by a pickup truck whereas responding to a name on Route 3 in Trenton.
On the time of the crash, Gross was carrying a reflective vest and selecting up a chunk of particles within the roadway, in keeping with state police.
Nonetheless, Gross had been “within the roadway improperly” when the collision occurred, in keeping with a crash report the Ellsworth American reported. Timothy J. Badger, 55, of Levant was driving the truck that struck Gross, however has been cooperative and prison prices should not anticipated.
On Thursday, folks across the county and past remembered the way in which that the deputy genuinely cared in regards to the folks of Hancock County.
“He was a tremendous man. All the time there each time anyone wanted him,” Christina Leeman Gramolini of Hancock stated Thursday. “It is a large, large loss.”
Gross was serving as a member of the Hancock Faculty Board on the time of his dying. He was a camp counselor at CAMP POSTCARD and served as a DARE Officer for Hancock County. He additionally took half in sheriff’s division charities that helped buy Christmas items for kids in Hancock County.
“The world wants extra like Luke in legislation enforcement,” Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane stated.
An honorable procession befell on Sunday ranging from the Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral dwelling in Bucksport and ending at Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor, WGME reported.
Gross is survived by his spouse of just about 15 years, Lauren (Bosse) Gross, and his youngsters Ryan, 13, and Alissa, 9, his obituary stated.
In lieu of flowers, donations could also be made to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Charities, DARE, or to the household c/o Hancock County Sheriff’s Workplace, 50 State St., Ellsworth, ME 04640.