Thomas RussellTHOMAS, Russell Herman - Surrounded by the love of his family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Russell Herman Thomas on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at Mount Sinai Hospital at the age of 86.

Russell was the beloved husband of Nina for 57 years and loving father of Russell, Suzanne and Gregory.

He was also the proud grandfather of Justin, Nicholas, Kiersten, Christopher and Stephanie, and delighted great-grandfather of Cecilia.

Cherished brother of Violet. Pre-deceased by siblings Bob, Helen, Louise and Gordon.  Forever loved by his late parents Clara and Royal (Roy). Russell will be deeply missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Visitation will be on Tuesday May 28th between 1 to 3 p.m. at the Crestview Chapel of Glen Oaks Funeral Home, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville. Immediately following the visitation at 3 p.m., the funeral service will be held in the Crestview Chapel. Cremation to follow.

Donations in memory of Russell can be made to these charities: Mount Sinai Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Canadian Liver Foundation.