September 25, 1919 - November 3, 2017
Passed away peacefully on Friday November 3rd, 2017 at the age of 98. Beloved husband of Thelma (nee Wiebe). Dear father of Bob, Laura (Hans), Jim (Lee), Alan (Betty Jean) and Katherine (Bryan). Predeceased by his parents, Emma and Norman Passmore, wife Dorothy, and son, Ken (Emily). Fondly remembered by Thelma’s children Gillis (Barbara), Audrey (Don), and their families. His cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren also mourn the loss of their grandpa. Russ was born in Exeter, On, and had a long, successful career in the RCN, retiring after 26 yrs. as a LCdr. He then had a second career in the Public service. As an avid curler and volunteer, he was appointed as a lifetime member of the Gov. Gen. Curling Club. He was also a longtime devoted and active member of his church. Friends may gather at the
Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes
3440 Richmond Road, Nepean
on Monday November 6, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Parkwood Presbyterian Church (10 Chesterton Drive, Nepean) on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 2 p.m., with a time of refreshments and fellowship to follow. For those wishing, donations to The Canadian Cancer Society in Russell’s memory would be appreciated.