In Memoriam Mary Anne T. Ross, 79 August 17, 1943 – February 6, 2023
Mary Anne T. Ross, 79
August 17, 1943 – February 6, 2023
ONEONTA—Mary Anne T. Ross, 79, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2023 at the A. O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta.
She was born August 17, 1943 in Oneonta, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Powell) Ross.
Mary Anne attended St. Mary’s Elementary School and graduated from Oneonta High School in 1961. She continued her education at The College of St. Rose, receiving a Bachelor of Science in music education-voice and then went on to obtain both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in music performance-voice at The Juilliard School in New York City.
While living in New York City, she became a member of the Camerata Singers, who toured the country and did a performance at The White House as well as with the New York Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. As a five-day contestant on Jeopardy, Mary Anne was able to earn some extra money to help with graduate work expenses.