In Loving Memory of Russell Carl Makela, 62 years, who passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Health Sciences North. Loving father of Calvin Makela (Eric) and Katrina Makela. Cherished grandfather of Ronin, Jacques, and special Pupu and best buddy to Jayden. Born in Sudbury, he was the son of Doris (née Antoine), predeceased and Victor Collin. Also son of Ralph Makela (predeceased). Beloved brother of Bruce Collin predeceased, Vicki-Lynn Collin, Tracey Luttrel (Frank), Ralph Makela (Virginia), Jamie Makela and Melinda Makela. Sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, Angie, Guy, Bob, his beloved Aunt Joyce, all his other amazing friends and as well by Bev Kurlicki. Russ will be remembered for his sense of humour and wonderful heart. A special thank you to the staff in the ICU at Health Sciences North for their compassion and care provided to Russell. In keeping with his wishes there will be no visitation. A graveside service will take place at the St. Stanislaus Cemetery on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made directly to the Health Sciences North Foundation.