LEICESTER, Mass. - Judith A. (Paddock) Russell, 73, of Lake Avenue died Friday, Oct 5, 2012 in UMass Memorial Healthcare University Campus after an illness. Her husband, Lory C. Russell died in 1990.
She leaves a son, Randy C. Russell of Leicester, a daughter, Linda L. Sanko and her partner Richard Holmes of Leicester, two grandchildren, Nicole E. Beaudry and her husband David of Worcester and Adam K. Sanko of Rutland, a brother Robert E. Paddock of Littleton, NH, and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Maxine Malkasian.
Mrs. Russell was born in Worcester, daughter of Wallace E. and Pauline M. (Wiles) Paddock. She was a secretary at UMass Memorial Home Health & Hospice for 30 years retiring in 2009. For many years Judy worked alongside her husband managing the day to day operations of the family business Russell Manufacturing in Leicester. She enjoyed the beach, camping, knitting and crossword puzzles. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren.
The Funeral will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. in Morin-Morrison Funeral Home, 1131 Main Street, Leicester. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Leicester. Calling hours are Monday from 4 to 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Leicester Brotherhood Firefighters Relief Fund, P.O. Box 377, Leicester, MA 01524.