It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ronald Andrew Russell at the age of 69 on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Ron shared his enthusiasm and zest for life with all who knew him. Beloved husband of Debbie Russell. Sadly missed by his children Jason (Lisa) Russell, Kimberly (Glenn) English, and their mother Barbara Niles. Kimberly Nadeau (Jason) and Christie (Pretesh) Mistry. Fun-loving “Grandpa Fish” to Benjamin, Brooke, Blythe, Brody, Chloe and Colton. Caring nephew to Nellie Parsons, with whom he was especially close. He will be sadly missed by all of his many friends and relatives. A celebration of his life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 215 Mississauga Street East, Orillia, on Sunday, August 31st from 2-5pm. Prayers and eulogy will begin at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation www.heartandstroke.ca or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.peacefultransition.ca.