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Shirley R. Russell

April 1, 1929 — March 12, 2019

RUSSELL – Shirley Ruth, 89, South Fork, died March 12, 2019, at home. Born April 1, 1929, in South Fork, daughter of Matthew and Mary (Wilson) Jackson.

Preceded in death by parents; husband, Thomas H. Russell, who died May 28, 2011; son, Craig Russell; and brothers, Matthew “Stoney” and Glenn Jackson. Survived by children, Kathy, wife of Roger Beam, Somerset; Todd, married to Karla (Dangle), Duncansville; and Kerry Blough, Dunlo; grandchildren, Collin Russell and Hope Ann (Beam), wife of Mazin Albert; and numerous other beloved family and friends.

Shirley was a graduate of South Fork High School, class of 1946. She was an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church, South Fork. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. We are greatly saddened by the loss of her warmth, her laughter, and her love; but her spirit remains in all who knew and cared for her.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork, Pastor Denise Gramling presiding.

Interment, South Fork Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to Wesley U.M.C., 511 Church Street, South Fork, PA 15956.
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Saturday, March 16, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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