Diane Russell, 70, of Carlton Road, Waterloo, NY, died, unexpectedly, Sunday (February 12, 2012), at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, NY.
Family & friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, NY, on Wednesday (February 15) from 4 – 7 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday (February 16) at 1 PM at Trinity Episcopal Church, Trinity Lane, Seneca Falls, NY with Reverend Polly Kasey, officiating. Burial will be in Newark Cemetery, Newark, NY at the convenience of the family. If desired, contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, Trinity Lane, Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Diane was born in Newark, NY on March 6, 1941 the daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Andrews Edwards. She had resided in Waterloo for the past 10 years moving there from Seneca Falls, NY. She was a graduate of Cayuga Community College where she earned her Associates Degree in Accounting. She was retired from Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY where she was an Administrative Assistant. She was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Seneca Falls where she served as church treasurer, served on the Trinity Church Vestry and was a member of the Monday Ladies Group that put together the annual Trinity Church Bazaar.
She is survived by:
3 daughters – Kim (Tony) Jackson – Warner Robins, Georgia
Karen (Kevin) Spillane – Waterloo, NY
Lisa Russell – Waterloo, NY
4 sons – Daniel Smith – Auburn, NY
James (Elizabeth) Smith – White House, Tennessee
Michael Smith – Waterloo, NY
Leonard Smith – Terre Haute, Indiana
1 sister – Linda (Joseph) Thomas – Waterloo, NY
2 nephews – Christopher (Renee) Thomas – Waterloo, NY
Brian Thomas – Seneca Falls, NY
Her dearest friend – Mary Lou (Jerry) Baker – Montezuma, NY
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her step-father, Richard MacGibbon