Russell Edward "Russ" Palmer


Mr. Russell Edward Palmer a lifetime resident of Sparrow Bush, NY died Sunday, February 7, 2021 at .  He was 79.


He was born February 26, 1941 in Sparrow Bush, NY the son of the late Russell J. and the late Dorothy M. Bernhardt Palmer.


Russell worked as an Electrician for Skydyne Div., AAR Corp in Port Jervis, NY and earlier in life he worked for Kolmar Labs.


He was a life member of the Sparrowbush Fire Dept where he served on the Fire Police Squad. He was also a member of the Beaver Brook Hunting Club.      


Surviving are:

Care Giver:     Kathryn Handelong & her husband George of Sparrow Bush, NY.

Sister:              Mary M. Jones and her husband David of Homosassas, FL.

His faithful companion his dog Brownie.


Graveside funeral services will be Friday, February 12, 2021 at 1:00pm at the Pine Hil Cemetery, Sparrow Bush, NY.


Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society Of Port Jervis/Deerpark, Inc., 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191   For additional information,  directions or to send  a condolence note to the family visit