2008-07-24 / Obituaries

Ruth Darlene Russell

Ruth Darlene Russell, 84, died July 19, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, Ypsilanti.

A service was held July 22 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. Interment was in Roscommon Township Cemetery.

Mrs. Russell was born Oct. 24, 1923, in Long Island, NY, to the late Leo and Sadie (Aston) Boyle. She and Philip Earl Russell Jr. were united in marriage Aug. 8, 1959, in Dearborn. Her husband preceded her in death June 23, 2008.

Mrs. Russell was active in the American Business Women's Association and the Eagles Aerie 3201 Auxiliary.

Preceding her in death besides her husband, Philip, was her brother, Frances.

Surviving are her sister, Annabelle Busher of Dearborn; two brothers, John and his wife Jean Boyle of South Lyon, and George and his wife Kathleen Boyle of Dearborn; and several nieces and nephews.

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