Niagara Gazette


September 5, 2013

Carolyn "C.K." Russell


Carolyn "C.K." Russell, 52, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed from this life, while surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in Niagara Hospice House in Lockport, NY. Born on March 26, 1961 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Helen E. (Taylor) Russell of Niagara Falls, NY and the late Robert R. "Dick" Russell.
Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY. She attended local schools and graduated from the former Trott Vocational High School's Practical Nursing Program. For thirty years, Carolyn was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion John J. Welch Post #381 and a dedicated contributor to the ASPCA. She was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and playing cards. Carolyn had a passion for dachshunds and the casino.
In addition to her loving mother, Carolyn is also survived by her best friend and fiance' of seventeen years, Patricia "Pat" Hewitt; four siblings, Sharon (Joseph) Lewis of Niagara Falls, NY, Timothy (Simone) Russell of Ransomville, NY, Barbara Acee of Niagara Falls, NY and John Russell of Niagara Falls, NY; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will be present to receive friends on Sunday from 3-7 PM in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007), where a funeral service will be celebrated on Monday, September 9th at 10:00 AM with Rev. Pat Fleming officiating. Interment will follow in Riverdale Cemetery in Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094 or to the SPCA of Niagara, 2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
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