Mr. Gordon Van Russell
Mr. Gordon Van Russell, a lifelong resident of Medford and beloved husband of Mary M. (Baxter) Russell died unexpectedly on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He was 60 years old.
Born in Boston on September 15, 1957, he was the beloved son of Herschell and Emma (Mitchell) Russell.
Mr. Russell was employed by the MWRA for many years. In his spare time, Gordon enjoyed gardening and playing the trumpet. Gordon was a Marine Veteran.
Besides his beloved wife, Mary, Gordon is survived by his loving children; Aaron M. and his wife Jenny Russell of Providence, Rhode Island, Segdrick M. Russell and his fiance Bielka Valdez, both of Medford, Tiffany M. Russell and her fiance Antoine D. Warren, both of Medford, Andrew E. Russell of Somerville and Stephanie L. Russell of Medford, siblings; Constance Spellman of Medford, Herschell Russell, Jr. of Medford and Betty and her husband Joseph Reppucci of Malden, grandchildren; Peyton, Terrance, Sanntana, Aaron, Delany and Janise and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Douglas Russell.
His Funeral Service will be celebrated in the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 29 Governors Avenue, Medford on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Noon. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Visitation will be held, prior to the service, from 10 AM to Noon. Interment will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the VA National Cemetery in Bourne, MA. A collation will be held at Anthony's, 105 Canal Street, Malden on Thursday at 2 PM. All are welcome. For additional information, please visit, www.magliozzifuneralhome.com.