(The Fisherman's Advocate, September 4, 1964, page 10)
There passed peacefully away on Sunday, August 16, at his home at Port Union, Robert G. Russell, aged 61 years. The deceased was a long-time employee of the Fisherman's Union Trading Company Limited, having served the company for 44 years.
He was laid to rest in the Anglican cemetery at Catalina, the place of his birth. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C. R. King, rector of St. Peter's Church, Catalina, and were largely attended.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, John and Harold at Port Union; one daughter Winnifred (Mrs. Edward Pilgrin), Port union; one sister, Mrs. Jane Lodge, Port Union; three brothers, Lloyal at Catalina; Thomas in St. John's; and Victor at Port Union; also four grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Deepest sympathy is extended to the bereaved.