Virginia L. Russell


Virginia L. Russell, 78, of New Castle passed away the morning of May 11, 2019, at her residence. Born in Pittsburgh on Jan. 31, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Geraldine Hollis. She was married to Veryl "Ike" Russell, who preceded her in death.
Virginia had worked as a sales clerk at Sheetz for 20 years. Prior to that she had worked as a home health care aid. She enjoyed making crafts, decorating wreaths and cooking.
She is survived by her children, Dean Winkle and his wife, Kim, of Bason, N.Y., Kevin Winkle and his wife, Andrea, and William Russell, both of New Castle; her brother, Ernie Hollis; sisters, Patty McCallister, Janet Held, Betty Hollis Arner; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Virginia is preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Donovan.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St., New Castle, followed by a service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home conducted by Rev. Richard Nero.
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Published on May 12, 2019
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