Mary Ann Russell 87, went to heaven on September 13, 2021 in her home surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born on July 21, 1934 in Canonsburg, PA to the late Emil And Mary (Zedinak) Cregut. When becoming of age, she ran away to marry her love Lawrence Dale Russell on July 21, 1954 sharing 67 years of marriage. Dale and Debi (Lee) cared for her in their home during her illness-grateful to care for her. MaryAnn became a nurse working 55 years in several different departments in health care. Knowing her you experienced her professionalism, leadership, excellence but mostly her compassion and willingness to help you. Through the years many friends, neighbors and family leaned on her - she was Always there for us. She was our strength. She loved her family. Her love for Dale Debi Dan Jessica Parker and Marcus was deep and unconditional. What a wonderful gift she gave us. We are blessed to have her in our life. Always my love. Surviving are her loving husband, Lawrence Dale Russell, loving daughter Debra Russell Novak, grandchildren; Jessica Brown and Daniel Novak great-grandchildren; Parker and Marcus who loved her very much, sister Mary Alice (Al) Trader, brothers Michael (Alice) Cregut, and Robert (Eleanor) Russell. Many nieces and nephews. Preceding in death sisters Rosella Pabian(Frank), Julianna “Dolly” (John) Parfenick, Emily Garcia, brother Daniel (Joyce) Cregut and an infant brother and sister.
A funeral service on September 25, 2021 @ 11:00am, St Gregory’s Church, 100 NE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton.
Professional arrangements by:
Gary Panoch Funeral Home
6140 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33487
In lieu of flowers, please donate to either Autism Society of America, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 305, Rockville, Maryland 20852,
Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901, https://dementiasociety.charityproud.org/donate
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