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Peter Warren Russell


Peter Warren Russell

It is with profound sadness we announce the death of Peter Warren Russell. Peter passed away peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Friday, May 24, 2019 with his family by his side.

Born in St. Stephen, Peter was the son of Christine (Rayner) Russell and the late Eugene Russell.

Peter is survived by his wife, Laurie Ann (Christensen) Russell and their children, Kendra Russell (Austin) of Grand Bay, NB, Justan Rideout, Christopher Rideout (Amber) and Brayden Rideout, all of St. Stephen, grandchildren, Aria Estabrooks and Nevaeh Rideout, his siblings, Philip (Theresa) Russell of Sudbury, Ontario and Pamela Russell of St.. Stephen, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

First and foremost, Peter was a family man. He was a long time Union activist and Border Service Officer with Canada Border Services Agency. Peter was past branch president for Customs Immigration Union Local 60004 NB for 2 terms, also Past 3rd National vice-president for Customs Immigration Union and representative for the Atlantic region.

A celebration of Peter's life will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main St., St. Stephen, NB. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.

Interment at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, remembrances to Union St. Atlantic Baptist Church Building Fund, the Charlotte County Cancer Society, or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at