Age 87, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 9, 2011 in Honolulu. Born Sept. 22, 1924 in New Castle, PA. Russell was a World War II Veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He was a retired Naval Base Police Officer.
He is survived by wife, Dorothy Leasure; sons, Jonathan Leasure, Steven (Mylene) Leasure; daughters, Joanna Groark, Susanna Leasure, Caroline (Douglas) Hoffman; sister, Anna Gregor of FL.; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (January 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.