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Newell Russell

Newell H. Russell Jr.

Friday, March 2nd, 1934 - Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Newell H. Russell, Jr., of Wappingers Falls, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 at his home. He was born in Manhattan, March 2, 1934, the son of Newell H. Russell Sr., and Bessie Baker. On February 2, 1958, in Yonkers, he was married to Dorothy C. Panek Russell, who died March 18, 2018. Mr. Russell was employed as a senior technician at Indian Point until his retirement. He was a member of American Legion Post #427, Wappingers Falls, after serving in the U.S.Navy during the Korean era. Newell was an avid golfer. He was a graduate of RCA Institute, volunteered as a court officer in the village, and was a literacy volunteer in Poughkeepsie, and was also a licensed electrician. Surviving are his daughters, Debra Keindl (Steven), Sharon Russell-Chase(Glenn), Carolyn O'Neal(Danny), Kathleen Macrillo and significant other, Stephen Schwed, Stephanie Wallaert(Thibaud), son-in-law, Mark Macrillo, Grandchildren, Kyle, Jessica, Steven, and Dylan Keindl, Carolyn, Wesley(Brianna), Alex and Benny O'Neal,Karlina, Carter Macrillo, Sloane, and Jack Wallaert, Great grandchildren, Cora, Vincent Macrillo, Conner Keindl, Brother-in-law, Robert Panek, and a Brother, Gordon Russell. Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Thursday from 3 to 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday at 11:00 AM at St. Marys Church, 11 Clinton St., Wappingers Falls. Entombment Community Mausoleum, Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Donations may be made to the SPCA, or Hospice, in lieu of flowers.To send a condolence or for directions, vivit www.delehantyfuneral.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, March 21st, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, March 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, March 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    St. Marys Church
    Clinton St.
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  • Interment

    Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Mausoleum
    South Ave.
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stivette sinclair

Posted at 01:15pm
My condolences to the family of Newell Russell, you are in our prayers.

Tom Meehan

Posted at 11:09pm
I was the Master of Ceremonies at your Retirement Party..
You accepted a kitten that I found..
I remember you as a friend and fellow technician..
You will be remembered as,
Russel R Russel..

Love, tom meehan


Norma Sampson

Posted at 05:20pm
Debby and family
I am thinking of you all and wish you peace

love Norma Sampson

Bonnie & Jimmy Johnson

Posted at 02:54pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with all of you.
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Posted at 08:16am
My condolences to the family. Continue to let your fond memories of Newell warm your hearts as you await the fulfillment of God’s promise to resurrect our loved ones. John 5:28, 29

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