Russell j Schell III, age 61, of West Haven, CT, passed away on Saturday, April 22nd, 2023 at Yale New Haven hospital.
He was born on August 23, 1961 in Milford Connecticut, to the late Russell and Irma Schell. Russell was the beloved husband of Sylvia Schell. Survivors include his loving wife, Sylvia, three children: Russell IV & Morgan Schell, Jennifer Schell & partner Samuel Wellington, Forrest & Jessica Schell, three grandchildren: Russell V, Madelyn, and Greyson, his older sister & brother-in-law, Robin & Dieter Becker, of St. Croix, VI, his younger brother, Joseph Schell of Milford, brother-in-law Randall & Patricia Johnston of Milford, mother-in-law Edda Johnston, and 6 nephews & 4 nieces: Michael & Gretchen Radecki, Amanda Radecki, Cara & Joseph Paradis, Melissa Johnston, Randy & Jessica Johnston, Michael & Lauren Johnston, Kerstin & David Longfield, Jeffrey Kirschner II & Alicia Pellegrino, Christopher Schell, and Brian Kirschner.
He is predeceased by his younger sister Rhonda Schell Kirschner & brother-in-law Jeffrey Kirschner of West Haven, CT, and father-in-law Randall Johnston.