Age 85, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully at Compassionate Care Hospice on Monday, March 30, 2015.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, John was the son of the late Catherine (Conway) and James A. Russell, Sr. He served his country proudly in the US Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a self-employed plumber until his retirement.
John is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary (Schofield) Russell; his sons, John J. Russell, Jr. (Rommal Asagwara) of Wilmington and David and Kimberly Russell of Middletown; two grandchildren, Shannon and David C. Russell; and his sister, Mary Loder. He was predeceased by his brother, James A. Russell, Jr.
Funeral services will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 7th at 2 PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701. MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913