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Celebration of Life of Conference Minister Emeritus, Rev. Dr. F. Russel Mitman

February 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Rev. Dr. F. Russell Mitman, former Conference Minister for the churches of the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ in Philadelphia and the surrounding six counties, died on Saturday, January 7, 2023.

A service of celebration of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, February 4th at 11:00 am at Church of the Good Shepherd, 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, PA, where Russ was installed as Conference Minister in 1993. Clergy are invited to process in robes with white stoles.  A time for conversation and refreshments will follow in the church social hall. Burial will be private at the family’s resting place in St. Mark’s Cemetery, Pennsburg, PA. If you have photographs of significant moments with Russ, please email them to Susan at the Conference Office at susan@psec.org. Cards of condolence may be sent to Mrs. Ruth Mitman, 362 Carmen Dr., Collegeville, PA 19426. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to UCC Valley Forge (45 Walker Rd.; Wayne, PA 19087); Parkside UCC (505 Main Street; Phoenixville, PA 19460); The Pennsylvania Southeast Conference (1441 Laura Lane, Suite 100; Pottstown, PA 19464).

For the online viewing option of the celebration of life, click here.

For Dr. Mitman’s full obituary, click here.


February 4, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Boyertown
35 W. Philadelphia Ave.
Boyertown, PA 19512 United States
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