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Russell M. Conlin

January 24, 1971 — April 24, 2024

Newtown, CT

Russell Matthew Conlin passed away peacefully at age 53, in Danbury, Connecticut.   Russell was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, on January 24, 1971, to the late Janice (McKinney) Conlin and John Conlin.   Russell attended Weymouth public schools and was a graduate of Weymouth High School.  He worked at Road to Recovery in Braintree.  He lived in Weymouth until 2020, when he moved to Newtown, Connecticut to live with his brother’s family.  

 

In addition to his parents, Russell was predeceased by his grandparents, Laura Conlin, Edna McKinney, and William and Mary McKinney.  He is survived by his brother, Jason, sister-in-law Julia, nephews Liam and Sean, as well as his aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends, especially Sandy Shiappa.  

 

Russell grew up playing soccer, basketball and softball and was a Special Olympian.  He also was an avid bowler and dancer.  He loved live music and spending time with his family and friends.  He enjoyed car rides with his beloved mother, visiting his nephews, and spending time at Friendship Home.  

 

Russell will be remembered for his unmatched ability to make friends wherever he went.  His loving spirit, words of encouragement, and generous, but genuine, compliments uplifted all around him.  

 

A visiting hour will be held at 10:00 a.m. on May 4, 2024, at C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant Street, South Weymouth, MA, with a service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery in E. Weymouth immediately following the visitation . Donations in Russell’s memory may be made to Friendship Home, P.O. Box 916, Norwell, MA 02061, or at Giving - Friendship Home, Inc.

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