Life Story: Dr. Larry Gross, 68; Had Township Practice More Than 30 Years

Dr. Lawrence B. “Larry” Gross, 68, died January 27.

Larry was born and raised in Watertown, New York and resided in Bridgewater for the past 41 years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Pennsylvania and then continued his education at Upstate Medical Center where he received his Medical Degree. He was the director of Robert Wood Johnson’s Continuing Medical Education program, had been Medical Director of the Central New Jersey Jewish home, and made a significant contribution to geriatric care in the area.

Larry owned Quailbrook Family Physicians in Somerset and was sole practitioner there for over 30 years. He was a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, American Medical Association, and Temple Beth El in Somerset. He was an avid sports fan for the NY Yankees, NY Giants, and NY Knicks. In his spare time, Larry enjoyed gardening, biking, traveling, going to the beach, and dogs. He was known by all who crossed his path as a healer and someone one could call for medical advice and care.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Gross; son, Michael Gross and wife Rachel; daughter, Carrie Esposito and husband Paul; brother, Jimmy Gross and wife Betty; granddaughters, Lilliana, Adeline, and Ofelia Esposito, and many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be noon Jan. 30 at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville. Interment will follow at Temple Sholom Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Donations can be made to Degel Israel Synagogue at 557 Thompson Boulevard in Watertown, NY 13601 or the American Heart Association. To send condolences, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com.


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