Russell Edwin Stanchfield, 69, of Middletown, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021 at home. Born in Middletown, he was the son of the late Richard and Dolores (Balzer) Stanchfield.
Russell lived in Middletown all of his life. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, Class of 1970 and from Wesleyan University, Class of 1974. He was employed as a security guard for several companies retiring from Loctite in 2015. He was a member of the Polish Falcons and an avid sports fan of the Red Sox, New York Giants and New York Islanders. Russell also enjoyed quiet time in Maine reading, running and biking.
Russell is survived by his brother, Richard C. Stanchfield and his wife Joni of Newbury, NH; four nephews, Carlton, Sean, Hunter and Christopher; several special cousins and his dog, Shadoe whom he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 3rd at 11:00 am at Faith Lutheran Church, 300 Washington Street, Middletown. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Russell’s memory may be made to the Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
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