Mr. Richard Harriman Russ
December 19, 1925 – December 28, 2019
Concord-------Mr. Richard “Dick” Harriman Russ of Concord passed away peacefully in his sleep Saturday, December 28, 2019.
Born in Wakefield, Mass on December 19, 1925. Richard was the son of Herman Elroy Russ and Nellie Lavinia (Freeto) Russ. When he was a very young child the family moved to Concord to their new home on Humphrey Street. Richard attended Concord schools. His first job was in the office at St. Paul’s School.
Richard enjoyed walking, reading, attending auctions and yard sales. Also, watching older classic movies, and listening to big band music. He will be remembered by some as a Featured Writer of local interest articles for a local newspaper, Concord Shoppers News.
Richard and Mary Lou (Tinker) Russ were married for 68 Years. They were the proud parents of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth (Russ) Malaby.
Richard is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Russ of Concord; daughter, Grace Malaby and her husband, Fred Malaby, of RI; two grandchildren, Jennifer Malaby Gruber and her husband, Carl of IL and Andrew Malaby and his wife, Heidi of VT; two Great-grandchildren, Katie Rosalee Gruber and Nicholas Daniel Gruber of IL.
Calling hours will be held Friday, January 10, 2020 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main Street, Concord, N.H.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 2:00pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 21 Centre Street, Concord, N.H.
A private burial will be in the family lot at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.BennettFuneral.com for the Russ family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the St. Paul’s Church Food Pantry, 21 Centre St, Concord, N.H.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Bennett Funeral Home of Concord.
- Calling Hours Friday, January 10, 2020
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 11, 2020