Emily (Russo) Gichel

  • Born: August 16, 1923
  • Died: November 30, 2019
  • Location: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Emily by adding your memories and photos.

Emily (Russo) Gichel, 96, a resident of Buzzards Bay, died peacefully at Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Buzzards Bay on Saturday, November 30, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Chester Gichel for 67 years. Daughter of the late Emilio and Antoinetta (Todesco) Russo, she was born in Hingham and raised in Stoughton. Emily worked at JP Plastics in Stoughton for many years before retiring in 1976. She was a resident of Raynham for 40 years before moving to Buzzards Bay in 2017. She enjoyed cooking, knitting, working in her yard and camping in Rochester, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Emily is survived by her children, Donna M. Howard of Onset and Kenneth M. Gichel of East Taunton, as well as her grandchildren, Lauren Emily Baker and her husband Justin and Eric K. Gichel and her great-grandchildren, Dylan and Lucas Baker. She was the sister of Rose Russo of Buzzards Bay, Babe Russo of Easton and the late Alfred, Patsy, Peter, Tootsie and Sonny Russo and Helen Smyth.

Funeral Services private. Donations in Emily's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for your loss. I never knew she passed. God Bless you all and she will always be remembered.

Posted by James thomas - Onset, MA - Family   January 27, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. I know how hard is is to lose a parent. Age doesn't matter, She is still your Mom. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Posted by Ellen and Bill Cerce - Lexington, NC - Family   December 03, 2019


Donna, Ken, Lauren and family: Please accept my deepest sympathies in the loss of your Mom and grandmother! She was cherished and loved by you all! I hope your sadness will lessen in time. Love Winnie.

Posted by Winnie Lawn - North Easton, MA - Friend   December 02, 2019

Auntie Emily was a sweet, loving aunt. I have good memories of the nice things she did for me as a child and as an adult when we visited and stayed at her house. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her crown in Heaven must be a beauty!

Posted by Linda Russo Bean - Grants Pass, OR - Family   December 02, 2019

Donna and family, Emily was like a second Mom to me growing up. She had the cutest smile! I loved her. I am so sorry for for your loss! She is with your dad now and will always be watching over you!

Posted by Debbie Cummings - Annapolis, MD - Family Friend   December 02, 2019

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