JOSEPH P. RUSSELL
48, of Endwell, NY went home to be with his Lord on June 19, 2013. He is the son of John and Dixie Russell. Joe is survived by his son and daughter, Tom and Sarah Russell, Maine, NY; two sisters, Coleen and Paul Colton, King George, VA and Shawn and James Simmons, King George, VA; aunts and uncles, Carolyn and Larry Ross, Kathy and William Howell, Richard and Agnes Russell, Dorothy and Richard Terboss, James Howland, Joyce Andrews, and Jean Harris; and nephews, John Paul Colton, and Bryan and Joseph McDermott; the mother of his children, Sherry Russell; and numerous cousins. He is predeceased by his paternal grandparents, John and Catherine Russell and maternal grandparents, Richard and Anna Howland, and his uncle Joseph Russell. Joe served with the United States Navy as a Seabee steel worker during Operation Desert Storm. He was a PA licensed paramedic, running with Medic 301, Susquehanna. He was a fish and water ways conservation officer in Pennsylvania. Joe was a member of Calvary's Love Assembly of God. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Joe loved his family and his family loved him dearly. He will be deeply missed. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2013 at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m., Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc., 2665 Lake Meade Road, East Berlin, PA 17316.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on June 22, 2013