Russell J. Berube, 85, of Warwick, passed away April 9, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providnece. He was the beloved husband of Judith P. (Martini) Berube.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Edward and Lea (Lizotte) Berube. Mr. Berube was employed in customer relations for Narragansett Electric Co. for 45 years until his retirement. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. A lifelong musician, he enjoyed playing the drums.
He was the loving father of Jeffery P. Berube and his wife, Claudia, of Pascoag and the late Russell J. Berube Jr.; caring brother of Edward Berube of Warwick and Gloria Vargas of Sun City, Ariz.; and cherished grandfather of Nicholas, Mia and Heather Berube.
Visitation was held April 11 in Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave., Warwick.
Gifts in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated. For information and guest book visit www.murphyfuneralhomes.org.