Russell D.'s Story
Russell D. Brumby, age 79, of Bergholz, was called to his heavenly home on February 23, 2017 at his residence, under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice. Born in Glen Cove, NY on September 2, 1937, he was the son of the late Frederick and Elizabeth (Cruickshank) Brumby.
Russ was a United States Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War, graduated from the University of Georgia at Athens, and taught Horticulture at the former LaSalle Senior High School, for over twenty years, until his retirement, and was a member of Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, in Bergholz. Russ enjoyed golfing, hunting and gardening.
He was predeceased by his wife, Carol (Brave) Brumby on September 9, 2014. Survivors include three children, Mark Brumby, Melissa Brumby and Heather Lawrence; and a sister, Dilys McIntyre.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, March 18th at 11:00 AM in Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, corner Niagara Road and Luther Street in Bergholz. The Rev. R.P. Vogeler, will be officiating.
Published on March 12, 2017