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Reginald Russ

October 6, 1920 — October 22, 2009





STURBRIDGE - Reginald S. Russ, 89, of Park Circle, died on Saturday, October 22, in Radius Healthcare Center in Southbridge, after a long illness.  His wife, Barbara (Morse) Russ died in January of 2008.  He leaves three sons, Wayne, and his wife, Ann Russ, of Tofte, Minnesota, Mark, and his wife, Jeannie Russ, of Brighton, Michigan, and Neil, and his wife Jennie Russ, of Union, CT; one sister, Ruth Olsen, of Quaddic, CT; 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

He was born in Thompson, CT, the son of the late Bert W. and Ethel (Sheldon) Russ, and grew up in the area, graduating from Thompson High School.  He served in the United States Army during WWII.  He worked for Contramatics in East Hartford.  He was a member of the Sturbridge Federated Church.  He enjoyed tinkering and working in the machine shop.

Calling hours will be held from 2pm to 4pm, Sunday, October 25, in the Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home, 51 Marcy St., Southbridge, with a reception to follow at the Sturbridge Host Inn, Route 20, Sturbridge.  A graveside service will be held at 11am, Monday, October 26, in North Cemetery, Maple St., Sturbridge.  An online guestbook and video tribute are available at

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, October 25, 2009

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home

51 Marcy St, Southbridge, MA 01550

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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