Trevor David Russell, age 22, of Waterford, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2010. He was the son of David J. and Julie A. Russell and was born in Erie on September 7, 1988.

Russell, Trevor DavidTrevor graduated from Fort LeBoeuf High School in 2007. He worked for several years at Lavery’s Convenience Store and did auto body work. Most recently, he began working as a line construction apprentice with W. D. Wright Telecommunications. Trevor loved his new job.

He regularly demonstrated his many skills and abilities related to cars, woodworking, and being able to “fix anything”. His natural ability was put to good use by helping his friends, and especially his sisters. Trevor was always known to be “first in line” when it came to helping out.

When it came to living life, Trevor had many interests and friends. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, archery, going to hunting camp, riding dirt bikes, and hanging out with his friends and family. Nothing was more special to him than spending time with his three sisters and his mom and dad.

Trevor was the beloved son of David and Julie Russell of Waterford, and the little brother of three sisters: Jen Russell , Kimberly Russell, and Amy Russell. He is further survived by his paternal grandmother, Marian Russell, his maternal grandparents, Gerald and Maureen Arnold of Erie, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Russell.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Waterford, 105 Walnut Street, on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Thomas Whitman of All Saints Parish in Waterford officiating. Interment will follow at Waterford Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the John Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation or to a charity of one’s choice.