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Russell Marwell

d. October 18, 2016

MARWELL, RUSSELL M., RET. MAJOR (NPPD), 88, a lifelong resident of North Providence, passed away on October 18, 2016 with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Lucy E. (Petrocelli) Marwell for 59 years. He was a son of the late Charles and Ethel (Johnson) Marwell.

He was a member of the North Providence Police Department for 37 years, retiring as Executive Officer with the rank of Major in 1989. He was a national trustee and life member of the FOP, Lodge #13 and founder and first president of the Commission Police Officers Association of RI. He also was a veteran of the US Army, stationed in Korea.

Russell was a life member of the Centredale Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid New England Patriots and Boston Celtics fan.

Besides his wife, he leaves his sons, David and his wife Ivette, Ricky and his wife Jeanne, daughter, Lynn Perrino, sister, Barbara Marwell, grandchildren, Nicholas, Anthony and Christopher Perrino, Matthew Marwell, and Karla and Carl Marquez, and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Charles, Robert, Raymond, and Dorothy Marwell.

His funeral will be held Monday at 10 am from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in St. Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Burial with military honors will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Calling hours Sunday 4-8PM.

The family deeply appreciates the wonderful loving care and friendship given to Russell by the nurses and administrative staff of Hopkins Manor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hopkins Manor Activities Fund, 610 Smithfield Rd., North Providence, RI 02904.

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