Mr. Russel, of Kearny, died on Thursday at home.
He was 87.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 18, in St. Stephen's Church, Kearny at 10:30am. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call in the Condon Funeral Home 684 Kearny Ave., Kearny
) on Monday from 4-8 PM.
Russel had served in the US Navy
. He retired as a foreman from Jersey Millwork in Jersey City in 1989.
Mr. Taormina was predeceas-ed by his wife, Rose (nee Ritchie) in January of last year.
He is survived by his children Linda Humphrey-Paterno (Frank), Susan Taormina and Russell (Kathy) Taormina. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Jeff, Josh, Melissa, Nicole and Steven and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers kindly make donations to Deborah Heart and Lung Center at deborahfoundation.org
. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.