Patricia Jane Russell, age 80, of Colchester passed away into the arms of her Lord on July 23, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital after an extended illness. She was predeceased by her parents Elmer and Charlotte (Dittman) Russell and her sister Ann Jane Russell. Pat was an English teacher at Rockyhill high school for many years. In 1980 she received Jesus Christ as her Lord and savior and attended Faith School of Theology in Charleston Maine. She returned to Colchester Assembly of God in 1980 where she helped build a Christians school called Faith Academy . She worked as a devoted teacher at the Christian Academy for many years. Pat also created a Berean Bible school at the church where many where prepared as ministers and Christian workers . She also created a Berean bible school at Transformation Assembly of God in Oakdale where she worked closely with the Lead Pastor, Rev. Shirley Ellis. Pat was an amazing woman of God who lived a loving, compassionate, sacrificial life for her Lord Jesus. She loved the bible and teaching others how to live out a real Christian life that truly pleased the Lord. Even in her final days she was preparing more bible classes to teach at Transformation Church.She will be greatly missed by her church families at Abundant Life and Transformation church and especially by her adopted grandchildren the Ojeda’s! A memorial service will be held at the Abundant life church 85 Skinner Rd in Colchester, on Thursday Sept 12 at 7:00 PM In lieu of Flowers donations can be made to the Abundant Life Church.
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Abundant life church
85 Skinner Rd, Colchester CT 06415