O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Russell Mett

Russell Mett, 72, of Hinsdale, NY died Friday, October 9, 2020 at home following a short illness.

Born April 2, 1948 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Scott Mett.

Mr. Mett was a graduate of Salamanca High School, Class 1966.

He had been employed with Dresser Rand in Olean, NY for over 35 years, retiring in 2013.

He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, gardening, and will be remembered for his sense of humor. He was a lifetime member of the Hinsdale Fire Company for over 40 years, and was an avid Buffalo Bills and Sabers Fan. He had a love for animals, especially his dogs Desiree and Levi.

Surviving are: two sons, Christopher (Lynn) Mett, Olean, NY, Scott Mett, Kansas City, KS; a daughter, Jessica (David) Riepenkroger, KS; two brothers Gregory Mett, Smethport, PA, Kevin Mett, Salamanca, NY; a sister, Eleanor (David) Oakes, Salamanca, NY; 7 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Mett.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.