YOUNGSVILLE - Russell Eugene Boiselle died Friday, April 6, 2007. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. on May 27, 2007, which would have been his 70th birthday, at Beulah Christian Baptist Church in Zebulon.

He was born in New London, Conn., son of the late Lillian Page Boiselle and Ellsworth Boiselle. He was also preceded in death by brothers Robert and Ervin Boiselle, and a sister, Eleanor B. Swift. Mr. Boiselle retired from Electric Boat General Dynamics in Groton, Ct., after 34 years of service.

Surviving: his wife, Marie-rose Durkee Finney Boiselle; children, Terri Lynne B. Johnston of Coffeyville, Kan., Lorilynn B. Warner (Craig) of Knoxville, Tenn.; stepchildren, Fayett Thomas Finney Jr. (Sarah) of Westerly, R. I., and Dallas Marie Finney Snelgrove of Louisburg; sisters, Marcia Clark of Noank, Conn., Lillian B. Irons (Robert) of Mystic, Conn.; brothers, Norman Boiselle of Voluntown, Conn., Gene Boiselle (Cheryl) of Niantic, Ct.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Duke Children’s Hospital, Cancer Research, P. O. Box 3828 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710.

Arrangements by Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest.