May 23, 2018
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MATTAWAMKEAG – Wyman L. Russell Sr., 82, husband of Alvira (Ash) Russell, died June 4, 2007, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born May 25, 1925, in Mattawamkeag, the son of Claude and Ethel (Wyman) Russell. Wyman enjoyed hanging around Markie’s Garage and riding around in his van. He also enjoyed deep-sea fishing. In addition to his wife, Alvira, he is survived by six children and 17 grandchildren, Wyman Russell Jr. and his children, Anna Russell and Melissa Russell; James Russell and his wife, Donna and children, James Russell Jr., William Russell and Rachel Russell; Roger Russell and his wife, Mary and children, Lee Russell and Amy McLeod; Wayne Russell and his wife, Jill and children, James Russell, Christopher Russell and Misty Burgess; David Russell and his children, Eliza Soucie and Amanda Russell; Delia and her husband, Neal Doane and children, Valerie Thompson, Andrew Thompson, Samantha Whitney, Rachel Doane and Dakota Doane; two siblings, Lila Dixon and Austin Russell; 19 great-grandchildren, great-stepgrandchildren and two great-great-stepgrandchildren. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Mattawamkeag Cemetery with the Rev. Steve McNally officiating. For an online register book, please visit

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