Ambrose D. Cross, a Howard County Circuit Court bailiff and the county's oldest employee, died Friday at his Ellicott City home of heart failure. He was 80.
A mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Ellicott City.
Before being named baliff in 1976, Mr. Cross was a deputy sheriff in Howard County. Before that he worked 43 years for the U.S. Postal Service.