Russell, Audrey L.
Gates: Sunday, December 9, 2012 suddenly at age 85, she passed peacefully with her family at her side. Predeceased by her husband, Jack Russell. Audrey was known for her service to others, as a mother of 6 children and well known waitress in the 19th ward, working for years at Gus Friz and Murphy and Nally's restaurants. She was the matriarch of the family business, Russell's Ice Cream. She will be remembered for her feisty, independent personality. She will be dearly missed by her family including daughter, Kathleen O'Callaghan (Jack Shearing), grandson, Mark Gibney; daughter, Sheila O. Wood (Ron Wood); grandchildren, Rhonda and Brian Wood; son, John S. "Steve" Russell (Joette Langianese); granddaughter, Lindsay; son, Michael; granddaughter, Danielle Everts; son, Russ Russell (Betsy); grandsons, Sam and Zak; son, Scott "Rusty" Russell (Joyce); grandchildren, Alan and Joanna and 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Norma Noyes and many friends.
Family will receive friends Saturday, December 15th from 10AM-2PM at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to Flower City Down Syndrome Network, 2117 Buffalo Rd., #132, Rochester, NY 14624 or