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Russell Stone Harrington, Jr.

August 18, 1938 ~ September 7, 2017 (age 79)
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Message from Karen Roberts and family
September 23, 2017 10:47 PM

So sorry to hear of Mr. Russ's passing. May you find peace in your memories.
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A candle was lit by Michelle, Tim and Christopher Gavin and Pat Ovelgone on September 16, 2017 6:29 PM
Message from Debbie Henninger
September 15, 2017 7:38 AM

Sheila, Mike and Family ~My heart goes out to you. Whatever I can do to help you, please let me know.🙏🏻❤️😘
Message from Jenny Brinkley
September 14, 2017 12:33 AM

Dear Sheila and family,
I am shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Russell.
He was always a gentle sould and such a kind man.
I am certain that he will be missed and thought lf fondly by many.
If I can do anything for you, Sheila, ease don't hesitate to let me know.
Jenny Brinkley.
Message from Walter Allen
September 10, 2017 10:42 PM

I only knew Russ through our mutual business skills but I enjoyed our conversations. I am so sorry for your loss. My families thoughts and prayers are with you and yours in this difficult time.
Our most sincere condolences
Walter & Nancy Allen
Message from Marc Lerner
September 10, 2017 5:52 PM

The news of Russell's passing is both shocking and sad. I first met Russ in 1976 when I joined the MBCA and through the years he was always kind, patient, and willing to share his vast knowledge of mechanical banks with me and anyone else who wanted to learn and grow in the hobby. Of course,Russ was also The Guy you could go to to for bank repairs and parts of any kind, and always seemed more than satisfied to charge you less than what his time and effort would have required. In sum, I believe the word that best describes Russ is "mensch"-- a down-to-earth man of great integrity and honor. My heart goes out to his wonderful wife and longtime sidekick Sheila and to the rest of the Harrington family. Please take care of yourselves.
Message from Morton and Françoise Hirschberg
September 10, 2017 9:47 AM

Dear Sheila: We are shocked and sad to hear about Russ. Our hearts go out to you. We remember many good times we had together.

Morton and Françoise
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A candle was lit by Wilson Point Civic Improvement Association on September 9, 2017 9:35 PM
The Wilson Point Community has lost one of its most active, involved and productive residents with the recent passing of Russ Harrington. Russ, often called Buzz, has demonstrated his strong commitment to the Community in many ways. He was the longest serving member of the Wilson Point Civic Improvement Association Board of Directors. He and his wife Sheila established and successfully managed the Wilson Point Parade for years. Russ was an active member and later the leader of the Church of the Ascension on Wilson Point Rd. until its recent closing and has been a key factor in ensuring that the Church site remains a positive part of our neighborhood.
Russ owned many properties in our Community, which were always well maintained. He was a strong supporter of our local Volunteer Fire Department. He never failed to stand up for what was right for his Community. His support could always be depended upon, whether it was his personal time and energy or financial donations when needed.
While all his efforts on behalf of our Community are greatly appreciated, the one thing many of us most cherished was his friendship. Russ was an honest, caring, and generous person who truly cared about people.
Russ’ legacy and influence will no doubt be preserved through the many family members he has on Wilson Point. Russ will surely be missed, but he will long be remembered for his positive impact on our Community.
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A candle was lit by Wade Tipton on September 8, 2017 10:29 PM
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A candle was lit by Hazel on September 8, 2017 8:57 PM
Message from Curt, Elaine and Michael Gisriel
September 8, 2017 5:18 PM

Our heart aches for the loss of our dear uncle and friend. We love you all and are with you in thought and prayers. We will never forget him and all the things he did for and with us. Much love, Elaine, Curt and Michael Gisriel
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A candle was lit by oris on September 8, 2017 3:50 PM
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