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Russell Foster Aronis

December 11, 1949 — October 28, 2022

West End


Russell Foster Aronis, 72, of West End, passed away on October 28, 2022 at the First Health Hospice House.

Russell was born in New York City on December 11, 1949, to William and Vivian  Aronis.  Russell was a graduate of Kingston High School in Kingston, New York.  He served in US Army Special Forces for 24 years.  He was a loyal member for over 20 years as a Brother with the Wingmen Motorcycle Club.   He loved to go fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents William and Vivian Aronis, and sister Maryalice.

Russell is survived by his girlfriend of 15 years Lynn Roberts;  son, Russell Thomas Aronis (Sam) of Star NC; daughter, Rebecca Ann Aronis; stepson, Jeremy Roberts;  brothers, John Aronis (Sandra Katz) of Pittsburg Pa.; Russell Treutler (Joan) Saugerties NY; grandchildren, Jordan Ritter, Virginia Ritter, Aaliyah Kyla Aronis,  Kate Aronis , step grandson, Evan Roberts, nieces, Donna, Michelle, Audrey and their children and nephew, Kevin.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Star, NC.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Phillips Funeral Home Chapel

216 S Main St, Star, NC 27356

A memorial service for Russell Foster Aronis will be held at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday November 1, 2022 at 200 pm.

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