Grace Russell

Grace Russell (nee Fletcher) passed away on January 30, 2022 in Henderson, NV.  Grace was born November 1, 1939 in Philadelphia, PA.  She joins her husband of 50 years Francis (Frank) Russell and parents, George and Daisy Fletcher.  She is survived and sadly missed by sons, Michael (Katherine) and Steven Russell (Lisa Gamboa), sisters Elaine Fletcher and Lois Heimann, grandchildren Matthew, Alexandra and Jenna Russell.  Also survived by niece and nephew Susan Pletz and Kevin Heimann.

Grace worked in the Personnel Department with the Internal Revenue Service before retiring and relocating to Nevada.  She enjoyed traveling to include several cruises with her husband and sisters.

Grace lived her life in a kind, caring and compassionate way.  She loved family above all else and was devoted to her children and grandchildren.  She spent countless hours playing games and being “hands-on” with her grandchildren.  

Grace was passionate about the Holidays and was referred to as “Nana Claus”.  She spent months shopping and preparing stockings for the Christmas holiday.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to St. Jude Hospital.  A memorial service will be held at 10am on March 4, 2022 at Palm Eastern Mortuary & Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV.

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  • Terry Donnelly
    February 5, 2022 2:10 am

    Mrs. Russell was awesome!

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  • So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family.

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  • Beautiful person and Lived by many. My Son Matthew is her Grandson and I know how much he and his cousins will miss her. 😞. So glad I got to visit last summer! ~ Marilyn Russell

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  • My deepest sympathies goes out to my dear friend Mike and his brother Steven. Your mom was a beautiful and giving person. I loved her and loved spending time at your house growing up. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

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  • Anne Marie Gaynor
    February 14, 2022 3:05 pm

    My deepest sympathy to all of the Russell family. Grace was a very good friend to me and I will never forget her. We started at the IRS together in 1986. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. RIP, Grace! Love, Jim and Anne Gaynor

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  • I was so sorry to hear of Grace’s passing. I worked with her at IRS and always remember her being so kind, thoughtful and a caring person. Please know that she is in my prayers as well as all of her family. Grace is in a better place and is happily reunited with Frank. God bless all! Jim Salamon

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  • My deepest sympathies to all of Grace’s family – she so lovingly talked about all of you. I worked with Grace at the IRS and she was always a perfect lady, kind and considerate and everyone loved her. Thank you Elaine for sending the memorial card, I appreciate you letting us know. I’ve said many prayers for Grace but I know she is in the perfect place back with Frank right now so I’ll keep you all in my prayers. God Bless!

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  • I am so sorry to hear of Grace’s passing. I worked with Grace at the IRS. She was a very kind and caring person and loved her family. My sympathies to the family. I will keep Grace an all of you in my prayers. Take Care, Eileen Cook

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  • Mark and Marie Jarek
    February 24, 2022 4:11 pm

    Our love and condolences to the family of Grace. Mrs. Russell was so welcoming to us, especially during my childhood days. It is so hard to put into words how special and kind Grace was to us. We will be praying for your family. Love and Peace, Mark and Marie Jarek

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