Russell F. Neary, age 55, of Easton, CT, died on October 29, 2012 in the line of duty. Russell was born on July 8, 1957 in Bridgeport, CT to the late John J. and Phyllis Neary. He spent his childhood in Easton and currently resided in Easton with his family. Russell was educated at the Fairfield College Preparatory School, and the College of Holy Cross, majoring in Accounting. Along with his many interests, Russell was a 13 year volunteer fireman
with the Easton Fire Department and currently president and lieutenant of the company. Russell had been employed since 1979 as a Vice President of the Global Ocean Marine Department at General Reinsurance in Stamford, CT., He is survived by his loving wife, Maryanne(Faley),and cherished daughters, Cara and Caitlin. He is also survived by his brother, Peter and his wife, Judith, and their children, Christopher, Laurel and Heather, brother-in-laws, John Faley and his wife Susan, Kevin Faley, Michael Faley and his wife, Kathy, sister-in-law Eileen Faley Carroll and her husband Jim, and Maryanne's parents John and Eileen Faley and many nieces and nephews. A memorial mass will take place on Saturday, November 3rd at 11:00 AM at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 655 Morehouse Road in Easton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Russell Neary Memorial Trust Fund to benefit Joel Barlow High School's Girls Cross Country & Girls Track and Field Teams and the American Red Cross. Donations may be mailed to: Russell Neary Memorial Trust Fund, 30 Far Horizon Dr., Easton,CT 06612.