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In Memory of

Ross Scaparro Baldwin

April 26, 1978 - May 17, 2017

Obituary


Ross Scaparro Baldwin was born April 26, 1978 in Lansing, the son of Frank and Kathleen (Fast) Baldwin, and passed away on May 17, 2017 at the age of 39. Ross loved being a St. Thomas Tartan, LCHS Cougar, and Hope College Flying Dutchman. He lettered all 4 years with the Hope College football team. Ross was passionate about teaching history and driver's education at LCHS. He spent much time on the field coaching LCHS football, St. Gerard basketball, and most importantly, Fiona's t-ball team. Ross was a devoted and loving husband, father, son, brother...

Ross Scaparro Baldwin was born April 26, 1978 in Lansing, the son of Frank and Kathleen (Fast) Baldwin, and passed away on May 17, 2017 at the age of 39. Ross loved being a St. Thomas Tartan, LCHS Cougar, and Hope College Flying Dutchman. He lettered all 4 years with the Hope College football team. Ross was passionate about teaching history and driver's education at LCHS. He spent much time on the field coaching LCHS football, St. Gerard basketball, and most importantly, Fiona's t-ball team. Ross was a devoted and loving husband, father, son, brother and friend. He brought much joy into the lives of all who crossed his path.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents. Surviving to cherish his memory are his parents; beloved wife Rachel; son Patrick Scaparro and daughter Fiona Freeman; brother Dane (Michelle) Baldwin; sister, Carmen (Brad) Bollinger; and mother-in-law Sally Freeman; and brother-in-law Al Freeman.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2017 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 955 Alton Rd, East Lansing, MI. The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 21st at the church from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. and visitation 1 hour prior to the Funeral Mass.

For those desiring, contributions may be made in the memory of Ross to www.gofundme.com/freeman-baldwin-family-fund to assist with his children's education. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing. On-line condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.greastlansing.com.