David Allen Russell, 51, beloved husband of Concetta A. Russell, passed away suddenly May 26, 2010. He was born Hempstead, LI, NY, a son of Bernard W. and Sandra Richard Russell of Swansea, NH and resided in Hamden since 1994. Father of Meggan Russell of Cape Cod, MA, Trina Cretella of Hamden, Wayne Russell of SC, Sean Roberts of Cape Cod, MA, and Anthony Cretella of North Haven. Brother of Diane (Charles) Smith and Debbie (Lou) King of NH. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Woodbridge, and served with the Children's Ministry and the Men's Ministry. Dave served in the US Navy from 1976-1980 and he enjoyed fishing, cooking and animals. A service of rememberance will be held on Thursday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in the Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 33 Center Rd., Woodbridge. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN.

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  1. Dad we had some good times together. You were the best! I will always remember the times we shared together. Playing pool, shooting off fireworks, partying, holidays, birthdays, and all the other times we shared together. You made me laugh and you made me smile. You were one of a kind and that’s what we all loved about you the most. I know your watching over us all now and just keep us headed in the right direction. I love you with all my heart and I will always know your right there looking over me. I know I will see you again one day and when I do we will do it all over again together.

  2. So sorry for your loss. Wayne, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.

  3. So sorry to hear of your loss. I know it is very difficult to lose a father, we will be praying and thinking of you. God bless!

  4. Thinking of you. Wayne, in your time of grief… you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss.

  5. Wayne, I’m so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose a Father. I lost my Father a little over 6 years ago. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. He’ll forever live in your heart. God Bless you and your family.

  6. We are so sorry for your loss. It is very hard to loose a father, we lost ours 6 years ago last month. You and your Family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. So sorry to hear about David. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. David and I have a long history, some good some bad but he gave me 2 awesome grandsons. The last time I spent with David, at Wayne’s in S.C. we had an awesome time.

  8. Connie & Family, I’m so sorry to hear of Davids passing…What a shock…I’m so grateful to have seen him last summer at Debbies wedding.we had a great visit with lots of laughs as always !! He remided me so much of my dad..I hope all the memories you had with him can get you through this diffuclt time and know that I’m thinking of you all. All my love , January

  9. Connie & Family, I am so sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. May God be with you during this most difficult time. Dave was a great guy and he will be greatly missed. With love and sympathy~Trish & Family

  10. Bernie, Sandra, Debbie, Diane, Wayne, Sean and Meggan, A great man who marked my life in a special way and will always hold a special place in my heart. David has left this world to soon but I hope that knowing that his legacy will live on through his family and friends, will comfort you at this time. My prayers are with you.

  11. Connie, I am praying for you and your family in this most difficult time. I too lost my husband over a year ago. So I truely do know what your going through. But it is the strength of God,that makes all the difference. Because when we are weak, He is oh so strong. Sincerely, Gloria Wilkins/NHPA

  12. Connie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. YNHH Parking & Transit

  13. Connie & Family I am very sorry to hear of your loss and please accept my deepest sympathy. I will pray for you all.

  14. We are so sorry to hear about your lose. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mary Young and Family

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