Russell Memorial Chapel

7916 State Street
East Saint Louis, Illinois 62203
Saint Clair County
(618) 397-9510

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Contact the Russell Memorial Chapel Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (618) 397-9510.

If there is a religious preference, make sure that Russell Memorial Chapel can accommodate your religious practices before, during and after the funeral ceremony and at any graveside service.



The Russell Memorial Chapel is one of the funeral homes in East Saint Louis, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in East Saint Louis, Illinois and Saint Clair County.

East Saint Louis, Illinois Obituaries and News
Sherman's big night leads Seattle past 49ers again November 27, 2014

Russell Wilson passed for 236 yards and thoroughly outplayed Kaepernick, who had one of his worst performances for the 49ers (7-5) in a game with high stakes for the teams' playoff hopes. And they play again in 17 days. "My team's all together, we are buddies. (WRAL Sports)

Weldy, Roger Daniel November 27, 2014

After spending 9 years as Assistant Pastor at Fairview Baptist Church in Decatur, Alabama, Roger and his family moved to Harristown, Illinois in 1987, where he served as Pastor of Union Baptist Chapel in ... Cancer Center in St. Louis. (Herald & Review)

3,500-Year-Old Dagger Found Being Used As A Doorstop November 27, 2014

Back in 2002, a farmer leaving near East Rudham, Norfolk, in the United Kingdom ... Experts at the National Heritage Memorial Fund said the dagger is about three times the size of a normal dagger and too heavy to be used as a weapon. (The Huffington Post)

Sister Rose Marie Franklin, MM November 26, 2014

She attended Trinity High School in River Forest, IL from 1940 - 1944. Sister Rose Marie entered the Congregation of Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic ... 4:15 in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Chapel in Ossining, NY. A Memorial Mass will take ... (Patch)

St. Louis awaits grand jury decision on Ferguson November 24, 2014

Protesters gather in front of the Ferguson Police department Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., before the announcement of the grand jury decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. A Missouri ... (The Roanoke Times)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Eureka, Illinois
My friend wanted a simple no frills send off. Well I suppose that is exactly what she recieved. Parked in a corner of the basement (as in concret floor, pipes and crummy walls). She was a beautiful woman that could at times be excentric in her style. You would never have guessed that by the plane sheet that covered her. The array of headstones that were in the other corner were a nice touch, all that was missing were some spiderwebs and an errie tape in the back ground. There was not even a place to pray! I know that money plays a part, and that some people want simple but this was disrespectful. If they would donate a corner for the poor I would be willing to decorate it in memory of my friend, so no one elses family has to say good bye in such deplorable conditions.
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Chicago, Illinois
I am writing on behalf of the family of deceased, Larry S Edwards. I came to Chicago, from Ohio, to attend the funeral of Larry Edwards. I accompanied my family to your facility to help with the arrangements for Larry's funeral, on several occasions. I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were with the professionalism of your entire staff. With so much involved with the loss of a loved one and then having to plan a funeral, it was so comforting to walk into your offices and leave feeling as if the funeral was one less thing we had to stress about. We felt that Gatlings would take care of not only our loved one, but our family as well. The staff at Gatlings did exactly that. Your drivers were always on time and courteous. Your entire staff were extremely well dressed. Your facility was immaculate and all of your workers were very well organized. They were also very patient, especially at the end of the funeral when everyone was saying their goodbyes to loved ones, your driver said for us to take as long as we needed. Your drivers assisted everyone in and out of the cars, they drove as if they were carrying precious cargo. We never felt rushed or as though we were an inconvenience in any way. Your office staff were extremely patient with my family members. We made several changes to the obituary after the draft had been printed. Your staff continually told us, 'We are here to do whatever you need, we'll take care of you.' Our loved one, Larry Edwards, had been very sick for a very long time. When we viewed the body, everyone kept saying how peaceful he looked and what a wonderful job Gatlings had done. We cannot thank you enough for taking care of our loved one and our family. By the time our experience with Gatlings came to an end, we felt as though we had gained a new family. Please share this letter with your employees. I want them to know how very much they are appreciated. The family of Larry S. Edwards
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Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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Chenoa, Illinois
The sympathy flowers where more beautiful than on the picture. Very fresh and the arrangement was just wonderful. I would buy from this store any time again with confidence. Thanks for your outstanding and friendly service.
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Pleasant Hill, Illinois
Our family has been taken care of by this funeral home for 40 years or more and we've never had a complaint. Mr. Lummis makes the entire ordeal easier and helps with so many of the minute details.
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