Bemis, Russell Booker, Lt. Col. (ret)

November 22, 2005

On Saturday, September 10, 2005, LT., COL. (RET) RUSSELL BOOKER BEMIS, beloved husband of the late Ruth French Bemis; devoted father of Donna Lee Bemis of Richmond, CA, Anita Bemis-Dougherty of Baldwin, MD and Valerie Marshall of New Market, MD. Loving grandfather "Gradie" of Ben Russell, Marshall, Alaina Marie Dougherty, Patrick Bemis Dougherty and Sean Stewart Dougherty. Brother of the late Raymond Bemis and the late Irma Bemis Coakley. Loving uncle of many generations of nieces and nephews. Lt. Col. (ret) Bemis was a WWII combat veteran who retired from active duty in 1966. A Memorial Service will be held on November 30, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel located in the Charlestown Retirement Community on Maiden Choice Lane in Catonsville, MD. Interment will be at 11:00, December 1, 2005 at Arlington National Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Maryland Chapter, 415 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 or to the Charlestown Benevolent Care Foundation, 711 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville, MD 21228.

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