Eleanor Russell, 81, of Shelburne, NH, passed away on Friday December 4, 2020 at the Coos County Nursing Hospital. She was born in Massena, NY on August 29, 1939 the daughter of Dewar and Mary (Childs) McKillop. She graduated from New York University at Potsdam and taught English as a Second Language in Berlin and Art at Ed Fenn in Gorham. Moving to Connecticut, she found her occupational love becoming a craft maker and started her business of over 18 years, The Christmas Corner. She created miniatures and crafts for major juried shows. In 2000, El retired to Shelburne where she was active in the Shelburne Neighbors Club, scrapbooking, and card making.
Family includes her husband of 60 years Reverend John K. Russell of Shelburne, NH; 2 children Amy True and husband Christopher of Sykesville, MD and John D. Russell and wife Dori Honeoye Falls, NY and 4 grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held on August 25, 2021 at 11 AM at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade Street, Gorham, NH. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.