May 25, 1939 - March 10, 2022
TOWNSEND: Russell M. Kruger, 82, of Townsend died Thursday, March 10, 2022 at his residence with his daughters by his side. Russ was born in Austin City, Minnesota, May 25, 1939, a son of Russell A. and Loretta (Fahey) Kruger and grew up in the Chicago, IL area. He moved to Townsend nearly 55 years ago. He leaves two daughters, Kathleen M. Kruger of Leominster, Colleen A. Rossi and her husband, James, of Fitchburg; his sister, Sylvia Chapman of Oregon and his granddaughter, Nikki Rossi. He also leaves many friends and fans. His wife of 60 years, Mary Jane R. (Grubisich) Kruger died in April 2020. Russ began his career in the computer industry at Honeywell Corporation in Chicago where he designed and installed an automated food packaging system at Sara Lee Bakery. After moving to Massachusetts, Russ worked many years at Digital Equipment Corporation where he oversaw sales of equipment to Asian Countries. He retired in 1993. Following his retirement, Russ discovered his second passion in public event videography beginning with the recording of his granddaughter’s school events. He has posted over 1500 hours of public video events in Leominster and Townsend that are available online. The family would like to extend their sincerest thanks to Daphne and all the staff of Nashoba Nursing & Hospice for their many kindnesses during their time of loss. Funeral services will be held privately. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leominster Music Boosters, 122 Granite Street, Leominster, MA 01453 or the American Cancer Society. The Anderson Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, (Rte 119) Townsend Center is assisting the family with arrangements. For additional information or to leave an online condolence please visit their website at www.andersonfuneral.com.
TOWNSEND: Russell M. Kruger, 82, of Townsend died Thursday, March 10, 2022 at his residence with his daughters by his side. Russ was born in Austin City, Minnesota, May 25, 1939, a son of Russell A. and Loretta (Fahey) Kruger and grew up in... View Obituary & Service Information
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