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Richard George Russell

December 15, 1950 May 20, 2015
Richard George Russell
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RUSSELL - Richard George Russell, age 64, of Milford, beloved husband of Wendy (Salthouse) Russell passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Milford Hospital surrounded by his cherished family. Mr. Russell was born in Milford, December 15, 1950, son of the late George Earl and Betty Lou (Smith) Russell and had been a lifetime area resident, Richard a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, was a retired mechanic for UHAUL and was a real auto enthusiast, he loved to work on cars, take long scenic drives and attend car shows. He also enjoyed boating, snowmobiling and tag sales but, most of all, he enjoyed his family and listening to his collection of classic albums. Survivors, in addition to his wife, include his four children, Elizabeth Russell of New Haven, Mary Maher and her husband Greg of Milford, Michael Prusak of West Haven and Jennifer Prusak-Santiago of Ansonia; three brothers, Steve, George and Ted Russell; five grandchildren, Mackenzie Maher, Cyrus Rolon, Gavin Maher, Orion Maher and Stryder Maher and several nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Margaret and Theresa Smith. Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Richard’s Life on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford. Friends may visit with the family before service time from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Interment will be private. Following the funeral home services, the family wishes to extend an invitation to Richard's friends to their home for a continuing celebration of his life. For additional information or to share a message of condolence, please visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Saturday

30

May

2:00 PM 5/30/2015 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/30/2015 4:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Celebration of Life

Saturday

30

May

4:00 PM 5/30/2015 4:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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