- May 24, 1948 - February 4, 2014
- Plymouth, Massachusetts
of Russell's Passing
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“Sue,Jodie and familySo sorry to hear about Russ.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
1 of 40 | Posted by: Nick and Kathy Renna
“It is hard to comprehend the grief and sense of loss that you, your children and their families are going through. Take comfort in the fact that...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Doug Gray
“We are so sorry to hear of Russell's passing. You were blessed to have such a wonderful husband and father. The best part of it is that you knew it...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Donna Mahoney
“Dear SueI am at a loss to express my overwhelming sense of sadness to lose such a great person. Russ was a true gentleman. He was one of my...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Peg O'Hearn
“Russ was a great human being and will be sorely missed. Most heartfelt sympathy to those closest to him. May fond memories ease your pain and time...Read More »
5 of 40 | Posted by: Martha Sorensen - Manomet
“Dear Sue. Chad and Amanda, So sorry to hear the very sad news. Russ was way too young to leave us. I have so many fond memories of Russ, you and...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Paula Skellett
“My sympathies and prayers go out to Pittsley, family.
7 of 40 | Posted by: THOMAS PATRICK REGAN
“Dear Sue and Family, although I haven't seen you and Russ in many years, I was terribly sadden when I heard of your loss. Russ was a terrific person...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Cathy (Burns) Senesi
“So sad the loss of a loved one, May he have fun with the angels and those gone before him. Prayers my heart goes out to your family.
9 of 40 | Posted by: Sincerely, Maria Sellman
“I have known Russ for as long as I can remember. I don't think I ever saw him without a smile on his face. Such a wonderful person. My deepest...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Joanne Raymond Snow
“So sorry to hear of Russell's passing. He and I were classmates back in the day.
11 of 40 | Posted by: Paul Bruce
“Russ had all of the wonderful attributes that a parent would want in a son, a wife wants in a husband, a child wants in a Dad & Granddad, a...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Judy Ruxton
“So sorry Sue, to hear the sad news. I tried to post earlier but ran into problems. The only regrets I have is not being able to spend more time with...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Bill Adario
14 of 40 | Posted by: Bill Adario
“Very nice pleasant man.he'll be missed at the home depot...
15 of 40 | Posted by: thomas lennon
“Dear Sue, there are no words that can help you through or I would say them, Memories are precious and like Russ, they will never truly leave you. ...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: Michele Moscone
“Always the voice of reason, a great human being with a great sense of humor. I'm glad I had the privilege to know Russ Pittsley.
17 of 40 | Posted by: Roy Maher
“Sue and family, I am so very sorry about the passing of Russ and no words can convey how much his loss will be felt by so many. Iâ...Read More »
18 of 40 | Posted by: Kathy Donovan-Devine
“Russ you were too young to leave us.... Always a good guyPeter Morin Port St. John, Fl.
19 of 40 | Posted by: peter morin
“Rest in peace good friend.
20 of 40 | Posted by: ooooge
“Sue and family and all the close friends you both have my heart breaks for you and your loss. I have known Russ for over ten years - working here in...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Lyn Scolamiero
“Russ was a great guy and a beloved member of our New Hope family. He and I would often discuss aspects of the Sunday message while breaking down...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: Mike Spellman
“Russ so much to say, but you will always be one of the two greatest men. I will ever know, the other being my DadThe years we shared have never been...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Jim MAstandrea
“Such a terrible loss to all who had the pleasure of knowing or working with Russ. He was always there when you needed him. Always first with a...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Dale Webber
“I will truly miss my Godfather, I can still hear him say " hi honey how are you doing" such a sweet,gentle soul. I love you uncle Russ
25 of 40 | Posted by: Adrienne (Cabral) Longo
“So sorry for your loss. I met Russ over 30 years ago when he worked for the water dept......friends ever since
26 of 40 | Posted by: Mike Flowers
“Sue & Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Wally
will truly be missed, he was a wonderful person.
27 of 40 | Posted by: Shelley Greeley - Plymouth, MA
“I'm sorry for your loss. i'll keep russ in my thoughts and prayers
28 of 40 | Posted by: Richie Okeefe Jr
“I Call him my brother because he has been as long as I can remember, I was 6 years old when he came into my life, He has been a mentor, a friend, a...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Jodie
“We are so sorry for your loss, we will remember him watching Mason sleep or play as Chad coached EBlue football..all our love, the Fabry's
30 of 40 | Posted by: Brian and Julie Fabry
“Very sorry to hear the news of Russ passing. I knew him for many years working in the streets, digging holes and patching water leaks. I'll always...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Brian Stas
“So sorry for your loss MaryJane Ricker-Harris
32 of 40 | Posted by: MaryJane Ricker-Harris
“So sorry for your loss
33 of 40 | Posted by: MaryJane Ricker-Harris
“Sue and Family
34 of 40 | Posted by: MaryJane Ricker-Harris
“So sorry for your loss.Doc Newman and Dawn
35 of 40 | Posted by: Dawn Andalft Newman
“So sorry for your loss Sue and family, Russ was a great guy and a true gentleman. I know you will miss him dearly. Russ, you and your family are in...Read More »
36 of 40 | Posted by: Paul and Joanne
“Sue and Family, I had the privilege of having Russ as a friend on out Town of Plymouth work force. Always a smile, loved you and family a great...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: Barry Towns
“Dear Sue and kids, When Heather married Chad five and a half years ago, you & Russ welcomed us into your family and we became one big, happy...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Steve & Jill Elwell
“susan, shocked by russ's passing. wishing you the best in this time of sorrow. to you & you're familly. john mccarthy.
39 of 40 | Posted by: john mccarthy
“One of the best guys to grace us with his friendship. Russ would do anything for you...at any time. We cannot express the sadness that we feel at...Read More »
40 of 40 | Posted by: Gayle & Tom Fitzpatrick
CARTMELL FUNERAL HOME
Russell Kempton Pittsley, age 65, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center –West in Boston. He was the devoted husband of Susan C. (Barker) Pittsley of Plymouth (Manomet) having both been raised in Monponsett. Born in Brockton, MA on May 24, 1948, he was a son of the late Russell L. and Adelina A. (Costa) Pittsley. He was educated in Whitman-Hanson High School and was a graduate of Whitman-Hanson High School, Class of 1968. Following his graduation, Mr. Pittsley entered the US Navy where he proudly served during the Vietnam War. In 1973, Russ married the love of his life Susan. They moved to Plymouth 39 years ago previously residing in Monponsett. He was employed for most of his life by the Town of Plymouth starting with the Parks Department, Water Department and worked for the past eight years with the Carpentry-Maintenance Department. Russ was a devoted family man who held his family and friends dear to his heart. He held a special interest in his grandchildren and enjoyed attending their soccer and football games, as well as school plays. He was a talented music writer and in his earlier years was lead soloist in a band. He also liked motorcycles. Besides leaving his wife, Susan, he was the loving father of Chad Pittsley and his wife Heather of Manomet, Stefanie Burdick and her husband (Kenn) of Saracuse, NY, Amanda Bussolari and her husband T.J. of Plymouth. He was the beloved brother of Hal Fasulo of Simi Valley, CA, Shirley Craft of Pensacola, FL, Scott Pittsley of Berkley, MA and the late Joseph Fasulo. He was the cherished grandfather of Ashley and Jake Bussolari, MacKenzie and Cameron Burdick and Kempton and Mason Pittsley. Visiting Hours will be held on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St., Plymouth, MA. The Funeral Service will be held at Memorial Hall at 10:00a.m. on Tuesaday, 83 Court St., Plymouth, MA with Pastor Neil Eaton of the New Hope Chapel officiating. Interment will be in Vine Hills Cemetery, Plymouth. He has touched so many lives and if you were lucky enough to have known Russ then you were lucky enough. Russ was deeply concerned with his grandchildren being able to attend College and further their education, therefore in his memory donations may be made to The Pittsley Family Benefit Account c/o Rockland Trust Co., 95 Court St., Plymouth, MA 02360.
150 Court St. Plymouth, MA 02360
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