Delores "Dee" Russell, 76, of Farrell, passed away Thursday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2022, in Nugent's Convalescent Home, following an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 26, 1946, in Sharon, a daughter of Kathryn (Stinedurf) and James Rice.
She graduated from Hickory High School in 1964.
Dee worked at various jobs in the Shenango Valley but she was the proudest as a mother and home maker.
She attended New Virginia United Methodist Church and loved watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins.
She was a lifelong musician and lead singer for the country band, "Branded."
Surviving are her spouse, Kenneth Russell, whom she married Aug. 11, 1999, and he survives at home; daughters, DeeAnn Russell of Clendenin, W.Va., Donna Brooks of Hermitage, Kristen Nan and her husband, Eric, of Aliquippa, Pa., Katie DeFazio and her husband, Paul, of Cranberry Twp., Pa.; sons, Jim Canon and his wife, Michele, of Sharpsville; Bill Kilgore and his wife, Ornela, of Burke, Va., Kenny Russell and his wife, Heather, of Raleigh, N.C.; David Russell and his wife, Lisa, of Pulaski; a brother, James Rice, and his wife, Linda, of West Middlesex; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
In keeping with Dee's wishes there are no services.