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Obituary for Norman Russell

June 21, 1946 - January 11, 2017
Candia, New Hampshire | Age 70

Loving Father, Husband, and Friend


Norman E. Russell, 70, of Candia NH, passed away after a battle with colon cancer on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

Born in Bath Maine on June 21, 1946, he was the son of the late Lester and Bessie (Wentworth) Russell. He was raised in Maine and Florida before settling in New Hampshire. During this time he met and married his loving wife Ginny (Virginia Roux-Russell) for 31 years.

He had many hobbies which kept him busy. He enjoyed barbecues, yard sales, flea markets, watching NASCAR, his cat Nachos, antique car auctions, and watching home improvement shows.

Norman was 1 of 4 children, 2 brothers, David and Joseph; and 1 sister Jeanette. During the long course of his life, he had 9 children. He was pre-deceased by Mark and Donald, and survived by Scott, Laurie, Gail, Kim, Daryl, Christy, and Bryan. Norman was a grandfather and a great-grandfather to 40 children. He was considered an amazing father, husband, uncle, grandpa, brother, cousin, and friend to all. With all of his many blessings, his happiness always seemed endless.

Norman will always be remembered as a loving, thoughtful, strong, and selfless person. A small memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1745 Candia Rd., Manchester NH, on Saturday, January 21 at 3:00PM. To view an online memorial or more information, go to

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243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
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