KERR - Russell Willshaw, 77, of Stony Brook died on December 24th. He was the beloved husband of Kathy, father of Wendy and Susan, stepfather of Traci, Kerri and Stephani and most loved PopPop of Catelyn, Rebecca, Riley, Brandon, Danielle, Melissa, Alex, Michael, Liam, Gabrielle, Luke and Grace. Russ grew up in Brooklyn playing off the point in the street and basketball in the Catholic School yard. He went to Brooklyn Friends High School, and graduated from New England College. While attending college he played soccer and lacrosse. He served his country proudly in the Army during the Korean War. His teaching career began in Gilderland, NY and continued in Stony Brook, Shoreham, Mary Haven and Nassau Boces. He was an administrator, and taught grades pre k - college. His favorite experience was working at Maryhaven with special needs adults. For the past 20 years of retirement he has been a carpenter at Blydenburg Park. Bilding a house in New Hampshire was one of his proudest accomplishments. He has enjoyed traveling the world, kayaking, crossword puzzles, loving his dog Camoughi, and enjoyed attending grandchildren's games and concerts. We will miss his many stories. His many interests made our lives richer. Thank you for your life, you will be missed immensely. Reposing at O.B. Davis Funeral Home, 4839 Nesconset Highway, (Route 347) Port Jefferson Station, NY. Visitation Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Services Friday 11am at O.B. Davis. Cremation Private.
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