Southwick - Russell John Perusse, 66, passed away on September 29,2019; surrounded by his loving family. Russell was the devoted husband for 37 years to Audrey Snyder-Perusse.
Born in Springfield, MA, Russell was a son of the late Henry and Theresa (Tatrault) Perusse. He was last employed and retired from Target Restoration in Southwick; where he was employed as a contractor. Russell served his country as a Green Beret, in the United States Army, during the Vietnam Era. He received an honorable discharge on November 13.1973.
In addition to his parents, Russell was predeceased by a son, Daniel Perusse and a brother, David Perusse. Russell is survived by his 4 sons, David Perusse of Williamsburg, MA, Donald Perusse of Springfield, Scott Snyder-Perusse and his wife Kelly Parker, of Southwick, Andrew Snyder-Perusse of Mountain City, TN; two brothers, Douglas Perusse of Mountain City, TN, Roger Perusse of South Hadley; three sisters, Carlene Roberts of Florida, Jeanett Perusse of North Hatfield, Cynthia Farrie of Myrtle Beach, NC; several grandchildren and many extended family members. Private funeral services per Russell’s request. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Framingham, Ma 01701.
Assisting the family is the Southwick Forastiere Family Funeral Home, Southwick, MA www.forastiere.com