At the Grand Falls General Hospital, November 8, 2020, Mr. David Russell of Grand Falls passed away at the age of 70 years. He was the husband of Helene (Laforest) Russell. Born at Grand Falls in 1950, he was a son of the late Daniel and Olive (McLaughlin) Russell.
David was retired from NB Liquor Corporation with 44 years of loyal and dedicated service. He was involved with his community, having been a former President of the Grand Falls Golf Club, local President and Provincial Vice President of Crime Stoppers, member of the ''Vers ton rêve'' Foundation and a member of the Victoria La Vallée Liberal Association.
He is survived by his wife, sister Bessie Cote of Grand Falls, brother Ben Russell (Carolyn) of Smiths Falls, Ontario, sister-in-law, Geraldine St-Onge of Grand Falls, as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters and brother, Alvina Michaud (late Armand), Eugene Russell, Eileen Morrell and infant sister, Jean Marie.
Resting at O'Regan's Funeral Home, 515 Everard Daigle Blvd., Grand Falls.
His funeral service will be held from the St-Michel Roman Catholic Church, Drummond with his family and close friends in attendance. Interment will be in the Assumption Cemetery, Grand Falls.
Due to restrictions imposed by the Dept. of Health, attendees will be contacted by the family.
For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Foundation of the Friends of the Grand Falls General Hospital or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.