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Services pending for Russell Fanus, age 88

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Russell Fanus, age 88, passed away Friday May 27, 2016.

He was born on May 26, 1928 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to the late Gruver and Elizabeth (Payne) Fanus.

Preceded in death by his wife Helen Sigler Fanus.

He is survived by his brother Carl Fanus of Florida and sister Patty Fanus of Liverpool, PA, children Russell Fanus, Jr., of Annville, PA, Jeff Fanus of Carlisle, PA. Debra Sheesley-Stein of Clearwater, FL, and Donna Fanus of Harrisburg, PA. Seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Step son Kim (Betty) Sigler of Chesterton, grandsons Bill Sigler of Chesterton and Von Sigler of Ottawa Hills, OH.

He served in the Navy and the Marine Reserves. Retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp.

He was a member of the American Legion, a volunteer for the Indiana Dunes Maple Sugar Time, belonged to the Buttonwood Hunting camp and the Sinnemahonig Sportsmanís club.

Funeral Services are pending.




Posted 6/6/2016




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