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Elsie "Bev" (Perry) Russell

March 26, 1942 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 75)
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Beacon Falls-Elsie “Bev” Russell, age 75, widow of Frank Russell, passed away at Griffin Hospital on Thursday June 29, 2017.


She was born in Oxford, MA on March 26, 1942, daughter of the late Harry and Mildred (Dexter) Perry.  She was a longtime resident of Beacon Falls, and had owned and operated the Oxford Tavern in Oxford,  MA.


Elsie is survived by her son, Robert H. Smith of Long Island, NY; her grandchildren, Michael Booth of Oxford, MA and Robert J. Smith of Naugatuck; her great grandson,  Devon Smith,  and her loving siblings.  She was predeceased by her daughter, Tammy Perry.


A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday July 1, 2017 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
July 1, 2017

2:30 PM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Burial Private

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