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Russell William Grainger

June 21, 1959 - April 4, 2015


Russell William Grainger passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015.  Russ was the youngest son of Raymond and Shirley Grainger.  He was born in Murrayville, BC and moved to Kimberley when he was a year and a half old.

Russ married the true love of his life, Barb, 34 years ago.  He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Barb; his children Brett and Heidi Grainger and Kara and Eric Smyth as well as his grandchildren; Sage and Easton Grainger and Brynlee Smyth.  Also left to mourn his passing is  his mother, Shirley, his brother Leigh and Donna Grainger, his sister Theresa and Don Dewitt and his mother and father-in-law, Ken and Glenna Hall.  He leaves his brothers and sisters-in-law, Les & Sherry Hall, Dan & Trish Hall, Darlene & Keith Reynolds, Carolynne & David Fabro, and their families.  Russ was predeceased by his father, Raymond in 2008.

A Memorial Service to commemorate the life of Russ will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook.  Following the service, there will be a fellowship luncheon at the Heritage Inn in the West Ballroom, 806 Cranbrook St. N., Cranbrook.  Donations will be gratefully accepted in Russ’s memory to the Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC  V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114  Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Rob & Pam Hunter
Relation: Cousin Barb's Husband

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Russ. Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.
Auntie Liz and the Hunter/Hall Family

From: Debbie Amy
Relation: friend

I am so so sorry for your lose. My heart goes out to you all, he was a good man.

From: Cathy & Terry Martin
Relation: Hockey Friends

We were so very sad to hear about Russ. He was a quiet, gentle man and will be missed by all that knew him. Sending all our love to the family.

From: Judy Wilson
Relation: Lower blarchmont gang

Can’t believe this has happened – and can’t fathom the pain that Barb is in. Sending support and heartfelt condolences…..

From: Betty carmelo
Relation: Neighborhood friend

So sorry for your loss. He has left way too soon!! Hugs to all.

From: Karen Nordby
Relation: friend

My deepest condolences in this hard time. May the strength of family and friends lend a guiding hand.

From: Matt Welk
Relation: Friend neighbor classmate

Oh Barb. I am so sorry. My heart goes out to you. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Relation: School mate

I was so shocked and saddened to hear of this tragic loss. My condolences to Barb and the Family at this very difficult time. I send blessings and strength to each of you. May memories comfort you now and forever.

From: DorisAnn and Gary Mattix
Relation: friends

He will be sadly missed.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 11, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Mark Memorial Funeral Home
2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

2024 Industrial Road No. 2
Cranbrook, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC  V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114 

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