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Bruce A Russell

August 27, 1947 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 69)






Bruce A. Russell, of Oceanport N.J. passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 at his home. Bruce was born in Elizabeth, and lived most of his life in Linden before moving to Oceanport 6 years ago.  Bruce was the owner of Russell Bridal and Tuxedo in Linden. Bruce was very active in the community, serving as Grand Marshall of the Linden Halloween Parade.  Bruce coached CYO Baseball for St. John the Apostle Church in Linden, Linden PAL, American Legion Jr. and Sr. baseball teams and was named  the 2004 ABA Baseball coach of the year.  He was also a member of the Linden Special Improvement District Committee. Bruce loved to landscape and  garden;  he was also a huge fan of the UMiami Football team and MonmouthU Basketball team. He is survived by his loving wife  Patricia {Van Bergen], his mother Marie {Marx} of Oceanport and his children,  Mrs. Kimberly McGowan and her husband Vincent of Colonia, Mrs. Tricia Vohden and her husband Ceddie of Oceanport, Mr. Bryan Russell of Oceanport and Mr. Kevin Russell and his wife Rachel of Brick . He is also survived by 3 grandchildren Sydney Mallory and Reilly, and a sister Mrs. Cheryl Kress and her husband Richard of Mountainside and a brother Kenneth Russell

Visitation Wednesday  4:00PM until 8:00PM 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service on Wednesday, August  2, 2017, 7:30 pm at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E St. George Ave, Linden NJ 07036 (908) 352-9190. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Bruce’s name to the Vericon Foundation 1063 Route 22  East Mountainside , N.J. 07092



 Service Information

August 2, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 East Saint George Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036

Funeral Service
August 2, 2017

7:30 PM

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