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Russell G. Malinak

October 10, 2021


Russell G. Malinak, 89, of Binghamton, NY left us Sunday October 10, 2021, and went to be with Lillian, his loving wife of 61 years who passed March 14 of this year.  He is survived by; one daughter, Kay (Gary) Drewniak; two sons, Robert (Bonnie) Twitchell, Jeffery Malinak;  seven grandchildren, Patricia Verrecchia, Kimberly (Lon) Hall, David Robinson, Lisa Joseph, Robert (Trina) Twitchell III, Keith Twitchell, Kevin (Kelly) Twitchell; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; his sister, Olga Orzelle, several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Russell was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the US Air force and then for 32 years as a US Postal Carrier.  He and Lillian were foster parents to many children for over 10 years, and enjoyed loving his dogs.  He dearly loved his wife and was lost without her and they are now together once again. 

Funeral Services will be held 11:30am Saturday October 16, 2021 at the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd 360 Conklin Ave with Pastor Matt Kennedy officiating followed by Full Military Honors.  The family will welcome friends from 3-5pm Friday at SAVAGE-DeMarco Funeral Service 338-344 Conklin Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903. Burial will be private.  Condolences may be expressed online at 

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October 15, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Savage-Demarco Funeral Service
338 Conklin Ave
BInghamton, NY 13903

Funeral Service
October 16, 2021

11:30 AM
Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd
360 Conklin Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903
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