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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Russell F. Garrison
November 20, 1940 - February 8, 2020


Public Events and Locations

Viewing - Thursday, February 13, 2020, 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Wetzel and Son, Willow Grove
Funeral Service - Thursday, February 13, 2020, 10:00 AM at Wetzel and Son, Willow Grove
Graveside Service - Thursday, February 13, 2020, 11:15 AM at Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn
Military Honors - Thursday, February 13, 2020, 11:15 AM at Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn

Contacts

Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Cemetery - Hillside Cemetery - 2556 Susquehanna Road, Roslyn, PA 19001 - 215-884-0696 - Map
Family Florist - LeRoy’s Flowers and Gifts, Inc - 16 North York Road, Hatboro, PA 19040 - 215-674-0450 - Map

Russell F. Garrison of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania died Saturday, February 8, 2020 at his home. He was 79 years old. Russell was born November 20, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late Russell E. Garrison and the late Dorothy Garrison (nee - Baier). He is the beloved husband of the late Donna J. Garrison; father of Kelly Magee and her husband Dave and Kimberly Madden and her husband Jason; grandfather of seven; brother of Dorothy Zellers and her husband Richard and Ronald Garrison and his wife Carol.

Russell grew up in Glenside and graduated from Abington High School in 1959. He married his High School sweetheart Donna Hager and moved to the family home in Willow Grove where they lived for more than 50 years. Russell served in the United States Navy from September of 1960 until September 1963, and was stationed for a time at the Willow Grove Naval Air Station where he spent time working on helicopters. He was an avid sports fan and loved watching the Super Bowl just a few days ago.

Relatives and friends were invited to his viewing on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. and funeral service at 10:00 A.M. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. His graveside service with military honors rendered by the United States Army followed at 11:15 A.M. at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Road, Roslyn, PA 19001.

Religious services were conducted by Rev. Owen Griffiths.

Family flowers arranged by LeRoy’s Flowers and Gifts, Inc 215-674-0450.

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