Gordon W. Russell


June 07, 1912
- November 21, 2008

MEDFORD - Gordon W. Russell, 96, husband of the late Rebecca A. (Ricker) Russell, died Nov. 21, 2008, at his residence. He was born June 7, 1912, in Oakfield, the son of Millard and Izetta (Hughes) Russell. Mr. Russell had worked for General Motors for many years. He was a member of Brownville Community Church, where he had served as deacon and member of the Social Club, and was a member of Brownville Snowmobile Club. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 72 years, Rebecca. He is survived by two sons, Philip and his wife, Louise, of Hampton, Conn., and Greg and his wife, Linda, of Medford; three daughters, Janice Jones and her husband, George, of Wilton, Carolyn Zima of Burlington, Conn., and Sharon Pollard and her husband, David, of Chester, Vt.; three sisters, Goldie Harnish of South Carolina, Florice Fournier of Orlando, Fla., and Cora Orff of San Antonio; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Friends are invited to call 11 a.m. until the time of funeral service noon Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Lary Funeral Home, Milo, with the Rev. Darren Morgan officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to Brownville Community Church, P.O. Box. 706, Brownville, ME 04414.


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