Russell Edward Carlson, 81, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020. He was born November 4, 1938 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Edward A. and Dorothy (Littlewood) Carlson. He was the husband of the late Sally (Morris) Carlson who passed away November 7, 2004. Russell was a manager at the former K-Mart in Belle Vernon and was a US Army Veteran. He had a passion and love for the game of golf. He is survived by his daughters, Paula Lynn Carlson of Rostraver and Lynn Ann (Nicholas Damis) Carlson of Steubenville, OH, and son, Brad E. Carlson of Elizabeth Township. He was preceded in death by faithful dog, Breeze. There is no visitation. Private graveside service with Military Honors will be held at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published October 23, 2020.