Russell E. Shappell, 78, a Cape Coral resident for the lat 10 years, formerly of Orwigsburg, Pa., died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Fort Myers. He was born Aug. 7, 1934, in Schuylkill Haven, Pa., to John and Clara Shappell, now deceased.
He was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Schuylkill and was a He is survived by three children, Melissa (James) Lear of Cape Coral, Joanne Wunder and Russell Bohn, both of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Lamae (John) Reed and Elaine Jamison, also of Pennsylvania; in addition to a brother, John (Kathy) Shappell of Pennsylvania and Florida; as well as five grandchildren; and his former wife, Helen Shappell of Cape Coral.
Memorial services will be held in Schuylkill, Pa., in the near future and will be announced via MullinsMemorial.com.
Russell E. Shappell
Memorial contributions are suggested to the National Parkinson Foundation
Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.