He waited 20 years to be reunited with his beloved wife and true love of 41 years, Maria (predeceased 1995). Loving and devoted father of Raffaela Russo (Luigi) of Ottawa, Eva Russo, Ada-Teresa Mitchell (Chris), Lydia Cuglietta (John). He will be missed tremendously by his grandchildren Eugene & Jonathan Russo (fiance Tracy) of Ottawa, Zachary & Spencer Mitchell, and Jake & Marina Cuglietta. Beloved son of the late Michele & Raffaela Russo and brother to the late Mario Russo (late Rosaria), Angelo Russo (Teresa), Antonietta Marrello (late Antonio) all of Australia, and Ada Gallo (Giuseppe) of Italy. Son-in-law of the late Settimio & Luigina Nicoletta and brother-in-law of the late Joe Nicoletta (Frances) of Sault Ste. Marie, Ida Manfredi (late Salvatore) of Barrie, Frank Nicoletta (Grace) of Newmarket, Enzo Nicoletta (late Jeannie) of Oakville and Paul Nicoletta (Diane) of Winnipeg. He will be sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and Australia and by his very special friends Consolata Carello and family, Adalgisa Fragomeni and Joe DeNisi. La famiglia vorrei ringraziare particulare a Eugenia Ianni Lorello, Giacinto, Samuele e Sacha Lorello e noi rimaniamo sempre grati per tutto che avete fatto per noi e nostro padre.
Friends and family may call at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road, 705-945-7758) on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 12 noon with Father Alex Saurianthadathil officiating. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum.
“Noi vi amiamo caro papà e nonno; dai un bacio da noi a mamma e riposa in pace”