Donald "Collin" Russell

  • Born: May 22, 1967
  • Died: January 15, 2018
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Donald B. "Collin" Russell, 50 of Manchester, passed away on January 15, 2018 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

He was born in Kingston, Jamaica on May 22, 1967, the son of Curney Russell and Estriana Campbell. He was first employed by Granite State Packing (formerly known as JacPac Foods) for 17 years and most recently, Hitachi Cable. Collin loved spending time with his family, his feline companion Lucky, and hosting family cookouts. He also had been a boxer and enjoyed music.

Family members include his parents of Manchester; his wife and best friend of 30 years, Charmaine (Robinson) Russell; his daughter, who was his pride and joy, Daneillia Russell of Manchester; two brothers, Benjamin Peabody and Curney Russell both of Manchester; five sisters, Marcia Morgan-Soha, Sharon Russell, Angella Russell, Nicole Russell, and Jillian Peabody all of Manchester; and many nephews, nieces, grand nephews, and one grandniece.

Calling hours will be at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St., Manchester on Saturday from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM with a funeral service to follow in the funeral home chapel at Noon. To view Collin's online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit


Condolence & Memory Journal


My condolences to the family. Donald, you will be truly missed. It was a pleasure working with you at Hitachi. You were a very sweet, funny and caring person. Rest In Peace my friend.

Posted by Kelly Cote - Manchester, NH - Coworker   January 22, 2018

As we live here in this world change is bound to happen for all of us. Praying that this change in your lives will be remembered with sweetness. We send our prayers for comfort to the family. May God keep you and strengthen you through these difficult days.
The Watson Family, Longview, Texas

Posted by Gloria & Don Watson - Longview, TX   January 19, 2018


Our sincere and deepest sympathy on your loss, may God bless you all!
Melody and Family

Posted by Melody& Reid Family - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   January 19, 2018

So sorry to hear this we worked together fo so many years and I cherished you as a good friend we worked at Jac Pac together your a great man Donald but your in a great place now with Jesus and their is no better place

Posted by Lory Desmarais - Manchester, NH - Coworker   January 18, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the family. My heart goes out to all. May he Rest In Peace in the arms of the Angels. Had great times at the summer gatherings. I can't believe he's gone. May God Bless you all. He will Be missed.

Posted by Debra Poulicakos - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 18, 2018


May God Bless you all.

Posted by Debra Poulicakos - Manchester, NH   January 18, 2018


My deepest sympathies to the family at this time. Charmaine, Daniella and the family, he will be missed. It was fun at the summer gatherings. I can't believe he's gone. May he Rest In Peace in the arms of the Angels. May God be with you all.

Posted by Debra Poulicakos - Manchester, NH   January 18, 2018

Donald's sense of humor and smile will be greatly missed! He was an awesome worker and took pride in completing his tasks. Those of us at Hitachi that knew him - send along our prayers and well wishes to his family.

Posted by Paul Ramsey - Manchester, NH - Coworker   January 18, 2018

It is with the deepest sympathy I leave this message for your family Daniella. I am so sorry for your loss and am thinking of each and every one of you.

Posted by Susan Carrier - Manchester, NH   January 17, 2018


our thoughts and prayers are with you charmaine, daniella and the rest of your family, may the lord surround you with inner peace in this troubling time,may he comfort you all now and forever more. colin was dearly loved by all the members of our family and we will always remember that vibrant laugh at family gatherings.he will forever be in our hearts . love andrea earl kerryann trudy dawn mama althea drica and the rest of the mothersille and jackson clan. love you always colin

Posted by andrea mothersille - manchester, NH - Friend   January 16, 2018

Our sincere condolences to Sister Charmaine, Daniellia and the whole family. We are truly sorry for your loss. Collin was a beautiful person inside and out and we will all miss him dearly. From Owen, Karen and family.

Posted by Owen and Karen Johnson Johnson - Toronto - Family   January 16, 2018

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