Russell V. Harvey, Jr.

October 16, 1923 - December 30, 2018

Service Date: January 3, 2019

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

Russell V. Harvey, Jr. 95, of Rochester, NY, died on Dec. 30, 2018.  He was born in Keiserville, the son of the late Russell V. and Frances Kithcart Harvey, on Oct. 16, 1923. 

Russ was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School. He served in the United States Army during WWII, as a Master Sergeant. Russ later operated the Tunkhannock Agway, going on to become Agway’s Lime Products Manager.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, baseball, and golf.

Russ is preceded in death by his wife the former A. Elizabeth (Trix) Anderson Harvey, who passed away in 2008.

In addition to his wife, Russ is preceded in death by siblings: Ruth, Eleanor, Charles Percy, Maryon, Pauline, and Donald.

He is survived by his sister Doris Colbenson of Tunkhannock, Pa., children Russell C. and wife Holly Harvey of Geneseo, NY, and Ann H. and husband Norm Camille, of Rochester, NY., his grandchildren: Linn (Sean) Ray, Russell John (Kelli) Harvey, Catherine Camille, John Camille, and Charles (Heather) Harvey., his great-grandchildren: Jami Hudak, Russell Dean, Mara Ann, Liam David, Carli Margaret, Seneca Meyer, Graci Linn, Emma Jean, Sara Linn, and many nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:30am at the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home 123 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, Pa. with Ernie King officiating along with Military Honors provided by Dennis Strong, Post 457.  A viewing will be held from 10:30am until the time of the service.  Interment will take place at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hunts for Healing of the Luzerne Foundation 140 Main Street, 2nd Floor Luzerne, PA 18709.  For direction or online condolences visit

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