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“I've known Tom since I was 20 years told. Met him at St Rose auditorium at the annual Fall Show auditions. I have lots of wonderful memories of Tom....Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Gerard King - Hewlett, NY

“My condolences to Bruce and Tom's family. Tom and Bruce I've known for years. Even in my times of trouble they have both been kind to me. They were...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Phil Young - Dallas, TX - Friend

“TOM WAS ONE OF THE FIRST FRIEND I MADE AFTER I MOVED TO FL 18 YEARS AGO.WE BECAME INSTANCE FRIENDS.WE SHARED LOTS OF GOOD TIMES AT EACH OTHERS HOMES....Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Dick Reim - Temple Terrace, FL

“Tom was dearly loved by us both. Even though we have known Bruce for almost 30 years, we only got to share Tom in our lives starting in May of 2013....Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Ed & Bob Soens/Garber - Tucson, AZ

“Heartbroken over loss of a very talented friend and former coworker. We could always make each other laugh during those days at school. He will be...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Kathleen Farrenkopf - Roswell, NM


Thomas John Russell, 66, passed away February 13, 2018. He is survived by his husband, Bruce Anders, 2 sisters, Susan Schildbach and husband, Ronald; Loretta Palmieri and husband, Doug; brother, Peter Russell and wife, Lola; 6 nieces and nephews; step children, Jessie and Birdie Wattum and Tyler McClendon and loyal puppy companion; Maggie. Visitation, February 19th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 at 280 Mariner Boulevard. Funeral Mass, February 20th at 11:00 am at St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Burial, February 20th at Florida National Cemetery.