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Carl Frederick Russell

January 6, 1933 — January 20, 2017

Carl Frederick Russell, age 84, of Austintown, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017. Born January 6, 1933 in Youngstown; he was the son of Charles F. and Beatrice N. (Pershing) Russell; he was a life-long resident of Austintown, graduating from Fitch High School in 1951. He married his high school sweetheart, Janet DeHoff on July 28, 1956. Carl worked for Mahoning County engineering for 42 years as a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 1995. He attended the Wedgewood Park Evangelical Church where he served as a trustee and groundskeeper, where he spent countless hours devoting his time. After retiring, he and Janet spent each winter in Florida where they enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Carl also enjoyed traveling, camping, bowling, playing cards, classic cars, horseshoes, and spending time with the family and his grandkids. Survivors include his children: James (Sue) Russell, Cyndi (Bernie) Grilli, and Larry Russell; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and two more arriving in February; a sister Ruth Mechling; as well as many other friends and neighbors. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet (DeHoff) who died in September of 2009, and two brothers Harry and Jack Russell. Friends will be received at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel on Monday from 4-7PM, where services will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 11:00AM with Rev. Jim Hansen and Rev. Andrew Carr officiating. Burial will take place at Green Haven Memorial Gardens. The family would like to thank the caring staff at Briarfield Manor, the Inn @ Christine Valley, and Hospice House for all their kindness and support. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio 44512.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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Memorial Service in the Near Future

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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