- On May 18, 2020
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Russell Braidic, age 81, of Robinson Township formerly of McKees Rocks, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Born August 14, 1938 he was the son of the late Sam and Ann Braidic; Beloved husband of Phyllis Braidic; proud father Mark Russell Braidic and Jeff (Silvia) Braidic; grandfather of Joey Russell, Savannah Russell, Mitchel Braidic, and Rachel Braidic; brother of Carol (Steve) Werlinich and brother-in-law of the late Eleanor Palermo survived by her husband Albert; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Russell was a parts manager for Sorocco Dodge and sold parts for Pine Hollow Auto Parts. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a lifetime member of Ambridge and Collier’s Sportsman Clubs. He also had a passion for bowling and Russ loved making furniture in his home wood shop. He enjoyed cruising with his wife and their close friends. Russ spent many happy hours devoted to watching grandchildren play baseball and soccer, along with wonderful family vacations at Myrtle Beach and Disney World. His humor and zest for life will be greatly missed by his many friends, neighbors, and family. Love you Pap.
Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 11:00am – 1:00pm at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care 5405 Steubenville Pike Robinson Township, PA 15136. Followed by a private Blessing Service and Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude’s Hospital at stjudes.org.