Mary R.(Cutonilli) Russell, 92, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, with her family by her side. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on March 19, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Gaetano and Linda (Leo) Cutonilli. Mary was a member of Infant Jesus Shrine in North Tonawanda, NY.
She is survived by children, Linda (Terry) Baker, Beth (Clint) Harrington, Kim (Brian) Jensen, Joseph Russell and Daniel (Lori) Russell; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister, Eileen (Albert) Acquisto. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Russell; daughter, JoAnne Barber; brothers & sisters, Benjamin, Vince, Guy, K and Clara.
There is NO PRIOR visitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 3rd at Holy Family of Jesus Mary & Joseph Parish (St. Joseph's site), 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Stewart Lindsay officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Burial following in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC.