Bonita M. Russell

Port Allegany - Bonita M."Bonnie" Russell, 73, of Turtlepoint, died Thursday (April 29, 2021) in  Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo NY., .


She was born February 16, 1948 in Port Allegany, the daughter of Lloyd Rosco and Marjorie (Austin) Cochran. On May 4, 1974 in Port Allegany, she married Kenneth Russell, who proceded her in death on March 22, 2004.


Mrs. Russell was a Store Clerk, employed by G. L. Carlson Store for many years.


She is survived by; four daughters, Crystal (Cory) Thomas of Port Allegany, Tanya (Todd) Grimes of Turtlepoint, PA, Vanessa (Jim) O’Shea of Shippenburg, PA and Valerie (Douglas) Archer of Port Allegany.

One sister; Gloria Kay O’Connor of Turtlepoint,PA

One brother; Lloyd Theodore (Norman Black) Cochran of Smethport, PA.

Nine grandchildren; Britani, Alysa (Brandon), Sierra, Gracie, Noah, Allie, Ian, Haylee and Jadon

Four great grandchildren; Mckinnleigh, Zoin, Josiah, and Jax

Many necies and nephews


She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband


Visitation will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 11:00 AM to Noon at First Church of God of Eldred, 142 Main St, Eldred, PA . Funeral services will follow the visitation at 12:00 noon with the Rev James Kazimer, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in the McKean Memorial Park, Lewis Run.


Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 2 W Crescent Park, Warren , PA16365.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany