Joseph Gabriel Russell - North Providence

Joseph Gabriel Russell - North Providence

Joseph Gabriel Russell, 64, of North Providence, and formerly of Woonsocket, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014.

He was the husband of Joan (Alleva) Russell. Born in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of the late William Russell and the late Sarah Laura (Ruddy) Russell Crowhurst.

Mr. Russell lived in the Bronx for 30 years, then moved to Woonsocket, and finally moved to North Providence 10 years ago.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three children, Melanie Gosselin, Joseph Russell and his wife Lynn, and Roseanne Nadeau and her husband, Keith; and two brothers, William and Leon “Red” Russell. He also leaves eight grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Bobby Russell.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, April 11, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. in the O’Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. www.rifuneral.com