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Frances S. Russ (nee Slavin), age 83 of Bordentown, NJ, passed away December. 29, 2012.  Beloved wife of Dr. Ellier Russ with whom she just celebrated 62 years of marriage.  Lovingly embraced by daughter Sheryl and son-in-law Allen Klapper, son Nason and daughter-in- law Maud, brother Marc and sister-in-law Barbara Slavin, and grandchildren Louis and     Abigail Klapper.  Born and raised in Phila where she earned a BA in Education from Temple and used her talents to teach 5th grade at Martin School for the Deaf, adult education to illiterate soldiers at Fort Knox, Sunday school, and as a substitute teacher in local school systems.  Blessed with a gifted voice, as a young performer she sang with several local big bands, performed at weddings and parties, was an early performer during development of WRTI radio station, and directed and sang with synagogue choirs.  Moved to Bordentown, NJ in 1954 where she managed her husband's Podiatry practice while raising two children and also acting and singing for the Bordentown community players. Long-time member of Congregation Brothers of Israel and Temple B'nai Abraham Sisterhood in Bordentown.  She was a constant support to her children and husband enriching their lives, guiding and molding a loving cohesive devoted family unit.  Contributions to her memory at Congregation Brothers of Israel, 530 Washington Crossing Road, Newtown, PA 18940  

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