Marilyn J. Russell, 82

Clayton — Mrs. Marilyn J. Russell age 82 died Friday evening at Mercy of Northern NY. There will be no calling hours or funeral. There will be a spring graveside committal service at St. Lawrence Cemetery at a time to be announced.

She was born October 22nd 1928 in Watertown the daughter of Harold and Marguerite Brown Rivers. She graduated from Clayton High School and Bellevue School of Nursing in New York City. She worked as a Registered Nurse at Mercy Hospital in Watertown until her retirement.

She married Richard Russell April 22nd 1950 in Clayton. Mr. Russell died in February of 1993.They lived most of their married life in Three Mile Bay.

Marilyn enjoyed doing handcrafts and sewing.

Surviving are three daughters and their husbands, Marcia [Brian] Phillips of Florida, Deborah {Norman] Hicks of Chaumont and Anne [Jack] Palmer of Oswego, two sons and one wife Stephen [Denyse] of Canton and Richard of Cape Vincent, fifteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, six sisters Ruth Dunbar Glenfield NY, Vernice Duford of Clayton, Bessie Bennett of Watertown, Francis Bennett of Watertown, Anne Patterson of Albany and Terry Burns of Clayton, two brothers James of Dexter and Robert of Clayton, nieces, nephews and cousins. Five siblings Pattie, Harold, William, John, and Thomas predeceased her.

Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.