BRAND - Russell, 68, lifelong resident of Lindenhurst passed away July 15th of natural causes. He was preceded in death by his parents Agnes and Werner, lifelong residents of Lindenhurst. He is survived by his brother, Larry (Karen) of Edmond, OK. Russell was a choir director and organist at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Amityville for over 40 years. He also was an accompanist of the Babylon chorale as well as Seaford High School and middle school chorus and played for numerous Long Island Churches. He will be missed by family, friends and musical colleagues. Viewing will he held on Wedenesday, July 21st from 4-7 PM at Johnstons' Wellwood Funeral Home, 305 N. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst, NY. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 22nd at 11 AM, St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
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Published by Newsday on Jul. 20, 2021.