EASTON Russell S. DeRaymond, 88, of Easton, PA, passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 in St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in Easton, PA, a son of the late George and Angelina (Liberti) DeRaymond. Russell was married to the former Anna J. Milia, with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage last September. He was a graduate of Easton High School, class of 1951; and served as a Corporal during the Korean War. Russell was a salesman for Schiables Bakery, and later retired from Maier's Bakery in Wilson Boro in 1994. Russell was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. He was a lector for many years at St. Mary in South Side Easton prior to its closing. He was also a member of St. Anthony's Holy Name where he was honored as their Man of the Year in 2011. In addition to his wife, Russell is survived by a son Russell A. DeRaymond of Easton; a daughter Mary A. Garvey and husband Mark of Singapore; a sister Philomena Nagurney of Forks Twp.; grandchildren Angelo DeRaymond and wife Lindsay, Cheyenne DeRaymond, Alexa DeRaymond, Erin Garvey, Sean Garvey, and Owen Garvey. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Angelina DeRaymond; a son, Stephen DeRaymond; and brothers, Raymond DeRaymond, and Joseph DeRaymond. The family wants to thank the nurses and doctors of St. Luke's Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas Street, Easton, PA (Palmer Twp). Friends and family are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 9:00 am in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 9th & Lehigh Streets, Easton. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Williams Twp. Contributions in Russell's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. Online condolences may be offered at www.morellofuneralhome.com
. Morello Funeral Home 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA 18045 (610) 253-4941
Published by The Express Times from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2021.