Russell Lee Grodi
December 14, 1950 – April 19, 2022
Russell L. Grodi, age 71, of Monroe, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital.
Born December 14, 1950, Russell was one of three children born from the union of the late Clyde and Betty (Wolfe) Grodi. He graduated from Jefferson High School with the class od 1969. Russell started his career working for La Z Boy but went on to work for DTE until his retirement.
Russell was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and a member of Local #223. He had a great passion for sports. In his spare time, you would often find Russell and his brother at local high school sporting events however, you would always find him at any game that included his nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. He loved to travel to Florida and visit he father and he loved the horse track.
Russell was a kind, giving and generous man and will be missed by many. His brother Jeff was not just a brother, but a best friend
To cherish his memory, he leaves a brother Jeffrey Grodi, a brother in law, Donald Lingar two nieces: April (Joel) Fix and Annette (Jeffrey) Peters; and many great nieces and nephews.
Russell is preceded in death by a sister, Pamela Lingar, and his parents.
Family and friends may visit on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 12 until 4 pm at Rupp Funeral Home. A funeral service in his honor will take place at 4 pm. A private burial will be held on Monday, April 25, 2022, at Roselawn Memorial Park.
The family would like to acknowledge the staff at Fountain View for all their wonderful care and support since 2019.
Online condolences and words of comfort may be made through www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com