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Russell F. Howell Jr., 61, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Monday at home.
Born in Pottsville, Sept. 14, 1951, he was a son of the late Russell F. Sr. and Geraldine Kantner Howell.
A 1969 graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, he was of the Protestant faith.
Russell served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
He was last employed at Hamburg State Hospital, where he worked as an aide.
Russell was a member of Cressona American Legion and Goodwill Hose Company, Cressona.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles.
Surviving are two daughters, Tessa Shin, Allentown, and Trisha Hunt, Greenback, Tenn.; a grandson, Marcus Shin, Allentown; and a brother, Craig Howell, Schuylkill Haven.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., 25 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. To extend condolences online, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., has been entrusted with arrangements, with cremation services provided by Riverside Cremation Services LLC, both in Schuylkill Haven.
Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 9, 2013