Manchester, New Hampshire
Charles G. Russell
Charles G. Russell, 88, formerly of Chelmsford, Mass., beloved husband of Elaine, passed away early on Aug. 28 at age 88. Russell, known to everyone as Russ or Charlie - and affectionately known as Papa by his grandchildren - was an Air Force veteran, mechanical engineer, and avid golfer known for his ever-present dry sense of humor. He was notorious for a steady stream of puns and humorous wordplay at every gathering, crafting his own one liners in the moment. He'll be remembered for his kindness, devotion to family, loyalty to friends, and love of country. Born and raised in Somerville, Mass., Charlie joined the Air Force after high school and served four years, a portion of which was in...