It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Russ Porisky of Calmar, Alberta on August 30, 2019 at the age of 89.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Elaine, his children: Debbie, Oshawa, ON; David (Petra) Porisky, Morinville, AB; Mike Porisky, Surrey, BC; Doug Porisky, Surrey, BC; Sharon (Malcolm) Fischer, Stettler, AB; Sandra (Dan) McNaughton, Fall River, NS; Special friend, Doris Gellert, Grandchildren: Sydney McNaughton, Jacob McNaughton, Justin (Dacia) Fleischhacker, Braden Fleischhacker, Samantha (Adam) McNaughton, Echo Porisky, Kiera Porisky, Richard (Twyla) Porisky, Jason (Amy) Russell, Angela Laduke, Courtney (Dusty) Lantz, Miranda Berger, Mindy Judd, 21 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, siblings: Carson (Anne) Porisky, Tony Porisky, Alice Hubar, extended family, and numerous friends.
Russ loved classic country music and sharing his music passion and talents with others. He was always ready to share a witty joke, a story and a laugh, even with a stranger. He will be remembered for his kind ways, sense of humour, and gentle spirit.
He was predeceased by infant son Keith, parents, Mike and Annie and brother Walter.
His family would like to acknowledge and thank the outstanding medical teams at the Royal Alexandra Hospital Emergency Department and Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
A Celebration of his Life will take place on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Leduc Alliance Church, 5503 Black Gold Drive, Leduc, AB. There will also be a visitation Thursday, September 5th at 7:00 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home, 4702 – 51 Avenue, Leduc.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army in Russ’s name.