FORT COVINGTON – With heavy hearts the family of Irene Mary Castell, 64, announce her passing on Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2018) at her home. Irene's family was at her side providing comfort and love. Arrangements are with the Flint Funeral Home, Moira.
Born in Huntingon, Quebec on July 12, 1954, she was the daughter of Norman & Ruby (Henderson) Castell. She was a graduate of Salmon River School. She married Gerald H. Russell at St. Angus, Dundee, the couple later divorced however remained friends.
Irene enjoyed her soap opera's, bingo, dancing, and going for long walks. She was intrigued with watching dolphines, butterflies, however her children and grandchildren were her life from which she treasured every moment spent with them.
Treasured memories will be forever in the hearts of her mother Ruby of Massena, her children Gerald Russell and his fiance Wendy Goyco of Massena and Michael Russell and his fiance Kayla L. Herne of Fort Covington and her 6 grandchildren.
Her siblings John (Geraldine) Castell of Malone, Theresa Lashway of Massena, Robert (Reggie) Castell and Helen (Glenn) McDermott of Rome and survive her.
She is predeceased by father Norman and her sister-in law Sue Castell.
A time of visitation is scheduled for Saturday (Nov. 3) from 4-6 at the Flint Funeral Home, Moira.