Joan A. (Carlson) Russ

Died: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018

Family to do services at later date

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Joan A. Russ, 86, of the Rouse Home, passed away Monday morning, October 22, 2018.

She was born May 8, 1932 in Warren, PA, a daughter to the late Robert and Ruby (Duchaine) Carlson. After receiving her nursing degree, Joan worked at Warren General Hospital for a number of years and then retired from New Process with 25 plus years. She was once a member of the First Baptist Church of Warren and was an avid member of the Warren Public Library. Joan made friends with everyone and was always very social. She enjoyed the outdoors, reading, cooking and traveling. Most of all, Joan loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Kenneth Russ of Warren, PA,; her children, Rebecca (Charles) Philbrook of Newark Valley, NY, Jeffrey (Luann) Logan of Coshocton, OH, Kimberly (David) Hogan of Youngsville, PA and Debra Stewart and her fiancé, Dennis Schmader Jr. of Warren, PA; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by a son, James Robert Logan.

Services will be announced and held at a later date.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Warren Library Association, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA 16365.

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Ruth and Gary Russ
   Posted Wed October 24, 2018
Joan was a great lady and always nice to me. A great Mother and wife are family will not be the same

Mary Schrader
   Posted Thu October 25, 2018
So sorry for your loss She will always be with you in your heart as long as you have memories

Ed and Cindy Allen
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
Hi Ken, Debbie, and Kim,

Joan was a force of nature at our family gatherings - she and Mom were so close! You are in our thoughts, and she is not forgotten.

Ed and Cindy

Debra Anne (Russ) Stewart
   Posted Tue November 06, 2018
Mom ~ I miss you so much my pretty lady ~ Forever I will love you,thankyou for everything mom we will always cherish the memories with a smile and sometimes a tear but knowing your our Angel in heaven now,we know you are always near! Love u Momma

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