Obituary: Frank H. Russell Jr.


BEACON FALLS — Frank H. Russell, Jr., 81, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in his home. He was the husband of Elsie Perry.

Mr. Russell was born on April 15, 1931 in New Haven a son of the late Frank H. Sr. and Ruby Russell. He was retired from Homer D. Bronson Co. where he worked as a plater for over 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and most of all spending time with his family.

Besides his wife, he is also survived by one son, Robert H. Perry Sr. of Woodstock; his daughter-in-law, Michelle Perry of Ormond Beach, Fla.; one step-son, Robert H. Smith of Long Island, N.Y.; three sisters, Sara Santore and her husband Ralph of New Hampshire, Joyce Vealano and her husband Robert of Beacon Falls and Rita Russell; two brothers, James Russell of Naugatuck and Charles Russell and his wife Carol of Beacon Falls. He also leaves four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Tammy Perry.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at 1 p.m. at St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. There are no calling hours and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The family of Frank Russell to help with funeral expenses, c/o Elsie Perry, 23 Johnson St, Beacon Falls, CT 06403.

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