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Russell W. Dering

1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Russell W. Dering Obituary
Russell W. Dering, 86, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at HPH Hospice Care Center in Lecanto, FL.
A native of McKees Rocks, PA, he was born April 7, 1929, to Henry and Eugenia (Pachesky) Dering and was a retired steel fabrication engineer for U.S. Steel in Pennsylvania with over 25 years of service. Earlier in life he also worked for railroads serving as a coal fire technician.
Russell moved to Homosassa in 1994 from his native McKees Rocks, PA, and was a former choir member of the First United Methodist Church of Homosassa. Mr. Dering loved to play the organ and sing and also loved to dance and was known as a true jokester to everyone who knew him.
Russell was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Dorothy Helen Dering, and one sister. He is survived by his brother-in-law Don Blazer and nephews Steven and David Bleistein.
A Celebration of Russell's life will take place on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, with the Rev. Jack Alwood officiating. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa. Friends will be received from 12:30 P.M. until time of service at Wilder Funeral Home. www.wilder
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Jan. 28, 2016
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