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Charlotte M. Russell
FARMINGTON -- Charlotte M. Russell, 89, of Canton, went to be with the Lord late on Aug. 18, 2012 at Franklin Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 6, 1923 in Bar Harbor, a daughter of Harold and Ella (Snow) Bracy. She attended Bar Harbor schools.
In 1948, she married Gilbert Russell and raised three step-daughters, Cynthia Johnson, Gilberta Stover and Glenda Goding. Mrs. Russell worked at Humpty Dumpty in Scarborough until she became a full-time housewife and mother. She also raised six foster children.
Charlotte was a very caring person to everyone and she faithfully attended Victory Christian Church in Livermore. She enjoyed playing many different card games with her family. She was a member of the Dixfield American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughter, Glenda Goding and her husband, Bob of Canton; sisters, Helen of California, and Althea Gordon and her husband, Bill of Waterville; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Gilbert; step-daughters, Cynthia Johnson and Gilberta Stover; grandchildren, David Noyes and Ken Johnson; and step-granddaughter, Julie Goding; four brothers, Leslie, Cecil, Bob and Ken; three sisters, Rosalie, Hazel and Lillian.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 30 Weld St., Dixfield, Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Wiles Remembrance Center at 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment will follow at the Canton Point Cemetery, Canton. The family suggests that those who desire send memorial gifts in Charlotte’s memory to Victory Christian Church, 1680 Federal Rd., Livermore, ME 04253.