DEXTER - Russell Burr Titus, 102, died July 30, 2021 at his daughter's residence in Embden. He was the beloved husband of Martha (Nadeau) Titus. Russell was born in Costigan October 4, 1918, a son of Frederick E. and Grace (Higgins) Titus. He was raised by his sister, Mae Callaghan of Brewer, from the age of 9.\n\nHe graduated from Brewer High School, Class of 1937. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific-Asiatic theatre aboard the U.S.S. Barnwell APA132. He worked as a machinist at Fay-Scott Landis for 40 years, retiring in 1980. Russ was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. He also enjoyed golfing for 30 years. Russell worked tirelessly as a volunteer for the Knights of Columbus, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and the Dexter Nursing Home. He especially loved all the men and women who played Bingo.\n\nHe leaves behind a son Robert (Margo); 2 daughters, Patricia (Ronald) Farrar and Sharon (Paul) Cote; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.\n\nFriends may call from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main Street, Dexter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 A.M. Thursday, August 5th, at St. Anne's Church, Our Lady of the Snows Parish in Dexter, with the Rev. Father Rob Lupo and Deacon David Denbow officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of Somerset County, P. O. Box 468, Skowhegan, ME 04976; or to the charity of your choice.