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February 17, 2020

6/27/2017 5:00:00 AM
Russell Lee 'Pudge' Egolf
Dec. 13, 1938 - June 26, 2017
Russell Egolf
Russell Egolf

Russell Lee "Pudge" Egolf, 78, Rochester, passed into eternity at 12:31 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at his home.

He was born Dec. 13, 1938, in North Manchester, to Earl E. and Eleanor (Pratt) Egolf.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife and soul mate, Janet Egolf, Rochester; two daughters, Jami (Jorge) Rodriguez, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Traci (Steve) Porretta, Eagle Mountain, Utah; and five grandchildren, Justin Rodriguez, Jenna Rodriguez, Jaryn Rodriguez, Jordan Rodriguez, and Vienna Porretta.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Vincenza Porretta.

Per Pudge's request, there will be no calling or service. Arrangements are handled by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, North Manchester.

Preferred memorials are the charity of the donor's choice or the Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center. The memorial guest book for Pudge may be signed at

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Article comment by: Rex & Peggy Sims

We were friends many years ago when they came to Rochester. Good man, a man that got things done. He will be missed, God bless his family.

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