Mary C. Russell, 92, of Forest Lake, PA, passed away peacefully, Saturday, November 4, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Born April 14, 1925, in Mt. Vernon, NY she was the daughter of the late John and Angelina [Tucillo] Moccio. On July 4, 1951 she married the love of her life George W. Russell. They enjoyed 51 years of happy marriage before he predeceased her in September of 2002. She was also predeceased by her brother Nicholas Moccio and sister Jean Moccio.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, George J. and Mary Russell of New Fairfield, CT, Gary P. and Manda Russell of Hopewell Junction, NY and Michael W. and Debra Russell of Brackney, PA, 4 grandchildren; Allison, Angela, Michael and George, a sister Elizabeth Loinaz, of New Fairfield, CT, nieces Cathy and Carolyn, and a special neighbor and friend, Bill Griffin.
She was an Administrative Assistant in various professional offices over the years including Little and Nelson Insurance Agency in Montrose.
She was a member of St Brigid’s Parish, Friendsville, loved being with her family, was an avid Yankee fan, loved the beach, Frank Sinatra’s music and dancing. She also enjoyed spending time and helping out at Russell Farms.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all the caregivers who went above and beyond to fill Mom’s final years with love, joy, and happiness.
Services will be Saturday, November 11, 2017 with a Mass at 10:00 am at St. Brigid’s Parish, St. Augustine Church, 295 Church Road, Brackney, PA followed by a luncheon to celebrate Mary’s life.
A visitation will be held Friday 6:00-8:00 pm at the Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc. Montrose, PA.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to St Brigid’s Parish, PO Box 75, Friendsville, PA 18818