Born in Lowell, MA on March 25, 1967, he was the son of David V. Copley of Dracut, MA and Marjorie (Hebert) McLaughlin of Lowell, MA. Russell graduated from Greater Lowell Vocational High School with the class of 1985.
He proudly served with the U.S. Army.
Russell worked as a Senior Mechanical Designer at IROBOT of Bedford, MA. He previously worked at Radionics where he was a co-inventor of a US patent for a Stereotactic head frame localizer. He also had worked at Sanders Corp. of Nashua, NH.
Russell enjoyed fishing with his son, computers, sports and was an avid reader.
He was a communicant of St. Rita’s Church in Lowell.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his companion, Maureen Stone of Salem, NH; his son, Landon Copley of Salem, NH; two sisters and a brother in-law, Lisa and Joseph Longtin and Heather Clayton all of Lowell, MA. Also nephews Marc Clayton and Lane Longtin and niece Kayleigh Longtin. Also by many Aunts, Uncles and cousins and relatives in the United Kingdom.
Visiting hours Monday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Tuesday at 10A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11A.M. at St. Rita’s Church 158 Mammoth Road, Lowell, MA . Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, a custodial account has been set up. Please make any donations to Landon Copley c/o Maureen Stone, 12 Clyde Ave., Dracut, MA 01826.