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Russell L Altemus

October 3, 1952 ~ June 3, 2019 (age 66)


      Russell L. Altemus, 66, of Brookville, died Monday, June 3, 2019 at his home.

      Born October 3, 1952 in Easton, PA, he was the son of the late Russell L. Altemus Sr. and Pauline (Snyder) McManigle;  she survives in Rossiter. 

      He was married to Sherry Cable on June 19, 1985 in Bangor, PA; she survives.

      Russell was employed as an auto mechanic.  He was an honorary member of the Historical Society in Brookville.  He enjoyed fishing.

      Along with his mother and wife, he is survived by two sons, Jason "Bridget" Smyers and Michael Altemus, both of Brookville; two daughters,  Misty " Bill" Cable and Rose "John" Eble, of Brookville; two brothers, Bob Altemus and Mathew McManigle, both of Brookville; two sisters, Sandy Fisher of Albrightsville, PA and Robin Curry of DuBois; and ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

      In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Barry Altemus, Bill Altemus, and George McManigle.

    A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM at the Furlong Funeral Home, corner of Broad St. and First Ave. in Summerville.

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June 11, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Furlong Funeral Home
50 Broad St.
Summerville, PA 15864

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