Born in William’s Harbour, Labrador on August 10, 1934, passed away January 8th, 2018 at the John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his Daughter Lorraine (Maurice); Grandchildren Melanie and Maria; Brothers Freeman (Rosalind), Howard (Dorothy), George (Louise); Sisters Laura and Clara, brother-in-law Fred Sooley, Sisters-in-law Valerie Russell and Rita Rowe, as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his Parents William and Levenia Russell; Brothers Albert, Jacob, Norman, Melvin, Robert, Redgeway; Sister Susannah; Brothers-in-law Thompson Flynn and Jacob Hill, and Nephew Stephen Flynn. Visitation was held from the Anglican Church in Mary’s Harbour from where the funeral took place at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 12th, 2017 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Gerald Peddle officiating. Interment followed in Anglican Cemetery in Mary’s Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.