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“Sweet dreams my life long friend. I will see you again! I love you, and I miss you. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: cherise melf - bolingbrook, IL

“Donations, in her memory, can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), PO Box 78960, Phoenix, AZ 85062-8960 OR to your local Girl Scouts...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Helen Gesell - Oak Lawn, IL

“She was so happy yesterday, to see me and to see our sister Monica, and to have a 'home cooked meal'. I am happy that we were there with her. ”
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Mary E. Russel, 49, of Oak Lawn, passed away August 22, 2013. Beloved daughter of Andrew L. Russel Jr and the late Mary E. Finegan; loving mother to the late David Russel; dearest sister to Helen (Peter) Gesell, Andrew (Sandy) Russel III, the late James Russel, Steven (Caron) Russel, and Monica Russel; devoted aunt to Matthew Gesell, Emily Gesell, Alexis Russel and Lucas Russel; cherished friend of Beth Hlavac. Mary will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Services will be held at 4:00p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013 at First United Methodist Church 10000 S. Central Oak Lawn IL 60453. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Muscular Dystrophy Association P.O. Box 78960 Phoenix, AZ 85062-8960. For more information or to sign our on-line guest book please visit www.cremation-society.com. Arrangements made by Cremation Society of Illinois (800)622-8358