Sydney Russell

Obituary of Sydney Allen Russell

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Russell, Sydney Allen 80 of Harborview lodge formerly of Lochaber Mines died peacefully on Jan 4,2021 surrounded by family and love. Syd was the chosen son of the late Oswald and Lila "Mae" Russell He was a man that was there for anyone and everyone no matter the task. He loved his church, was heavily involved with the Knights of Columbus as well as many other church ministries. Syd worked for NSP for 35 until retirement when he moved back home to be with his family and the grandchildren he adored Syd is survived by his chosen daughter Marlene (Andy) Rutledge, daughter in law Bonita, step daughter Florence grandchildren Kevin, Joshua (Stacey,) Dylan (Natalie) ,Kenzie ,Natasha (Rick) ,Joey (Courtney), Blake (Jerrilyn), Tara (Matt), Malcolm (Stephanie), Jonathan (Theresa),21 great grandchildren, siblings Aggie (Wally), Florella (James), Loriane, Betty(Blaine), Beverly (Tom), Margie, Danny(April), Helene, Gerry, Jean-Louis, sister in laws Kelly and Dorothy brother in law John many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by wife Dorothy "Mae" Russell step son Joe brothers Bertram, Bernard, Cryil, Alec, Ozzie and sisters Fran and Lorna Funeral service will be at St. Peters Roman Catholic church, Sheet Harbour on Saturday January 9,2021 at 11am Archbishop Martin Currie officiating due to covid 19 the service will be restricted to family and close friends, committal will be directly after at St. James cemetery in Lochaber Mines all are welcome to attend with social distancing and masks. Donations in Syds name may be made to Harbourview lodge where he volunteered for many years and was his final home. The family could not have asked for better care from the staff and a special thank you to Dr. Don Macdonald Dr. Savari Antony and all the staff in Gardenview Terrace. Words of comfort and condolences may be directed to
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Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Saturday, January 9, 2021
St. Peters Roman Catholic Church
43 St. Peters Loop
Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Bishop Martin Currie officiating.Due to COVID-19 Family and close friends only.


12:00 pm
Saturday, January 9, 2021
St. James United Church Lochaber Mines
Lewiston Road
Lochaber Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada
Directly following the service. All are welcome. Social distancing and masks are required.
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Sydney Russell

1940 - 2021

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