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Bruce R. Russell

1954-2014 PITTSFIELD Bruce Richard Russell, 59, formerly of 771 Tyler Street, Pittsfield, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Berkshire Medical Center. Born in Pittsfield on April 16, 1954, a son of Omer and Julia Brown Russell, he was educated in Pittsfield schools. Bruce was a cook at Hillcrest Commons for many years until 2010 when he retired due to ill health. He was an expert marksman, and was a Boston Red Sox and Miami Dolphins fan, who also enjoyed watching sports on television, and playing pool. Bruce is survived by two sisters, Marlene Rivers and her husband, Ray, of Cheshire, and Carol A. Badore and her husband, Gerald, of East Windsor, Conn.; as well as nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and many cousins. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Ronald "Butch" Russell. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours for Bruce R. Russell will be held Friday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. at DERY FUNERAL HOME in PITTSFIELD. A prayer service will follow at 7 p.m. with Pastor Sigmund Sadzinski officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the in care of the funeral home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 12, 2014
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