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 Rev Benjamin J. Russell, O.P.  

Born: July 24, 1933

Professed: August 31, 1954

Ordained: June 4, 1960

Died: August 11, 2014

The Dominican Province of St. Albert the Great has informed us of the passing of Fr. Benjamin Russell, O.P., who served Aquinas Institute of Theology as Academic Dean from 1985-1990.  Prayers and sympathy are conveyed to Fr. Russell's Dominican brothers, his family, and his friends from the entire Aquinas Institute community.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Saturday, August 16, 2014

St. Vincent Ferrer Church

1530 Jackson Ave.

River Forest, IL. 60305

(708) 366-7090

-8:30 a.m.-

Reception of the body at church

-8:45 a.m.-

Sung Morning Prayer/Office of the Dead

-9:00-10:00 a.m.-


- 10:00 a.m. -

Funeral Mass with Luncheon to Follow.     

Burial at All Saints Cemetery  

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