Tonawanda News

December 16, 2013

Robert Anthony Russell

The Tonawanda News

NORTH TONAWANDA — Robert Anthony Russell, age 75, passed away peacefully December 11, 2013. Born in Tonawanda, NY, he was a longtime resident of Los Angeles, CA.

Beloved partner of 53 years of Louis Macri. Son of the late Florence and Edward Mazurowksi. Beloved brother of Geraldine (Anthony) DiBernardo. Nephew of Freda (late William) Hymiak. Uncle of Deborah (Linda Wopperer), Dana (Pamela), Frank (Patty), Anthony (Danielle) DiBernardo. Great-uncle to nine nieces and nephews. Great-great-uncle to two nephews. Also survived by many members of the Macri family.

Robert was president of the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce, Vice-President of Home Medical Supply of Pasadena, CA, and also very active in the Catholic Youth Organization. Robert served admirably in the United States Navy as a 2nd class Communication Technician in Europe.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Friday from 4-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at         9:30 AM from Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church, 626 Oliver St., North Tonawanda.            Interment in White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery.  

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