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Elizabeth H.
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1921 - 2016
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Obituary for Elizabeth H. Russell (Cambria)

Elizabeth H. (Cambria) Quinn Russell, 94, formerly of Shrewsbury, Brewster, East Dennis, Franklin and Sanibel, Island, FL died Friday, October 7, 2016 in Oak Knoll Healthcare Center in Framingham after a period of declining health.

Elizabeth was born in Quincy, Massachusetts daughter of the late Arthur A. and Hazel J, (Cobb) Cambria. She attended Commerce High School and then entered and served her country proudly with the United States Army during W.W. II.

She was proud to be a descendant of 5 Mayflower families.

Elizabeth spent many wonderful years a tour director for Cape Cod Custom Tours which is a division of Hy-Line Cruises in Hyannis. Previously she had been employed in numerous administrative and retail management roles, including ownership of The Village Ivy Shoppe in Sturbridge.

She leaves her loving daughter, Josephine A. “Joanne” (Quinn) Moffatt and her husband Kenneth W. of Hudson; two sisters Jacqueline K. Colecchi of Newton and M. Barbara Machinist and her husband Benjamin A. of Williamsburg, VA; also survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and the Moffatt family with whom Elizabeth shared many holidays. She was predeceased by her two husbands, John V. Quinn who died in 1985 and Leslie F. Russell who passed in 1993; a niece, Cynthia T. Colecchi, a brother Arthur A. Cambria, Jr., and brother-in-law, Mario H. Colecchi.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Elizabeth’s family on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 9:30-10:30 am in the BRITTON-SHREWSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury followed by her funeral Mass at 11:00 am in Saint Mary’s Church, 640 Main Street, Shrewsbury. Burial with military honors will be in Saint John’s Cemetery, Worcester. Memorial contributions may be made to The One Company Fund, Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill, 4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038 or to the Jimmy Fund, www.jimmyfundgiving.org .