AGE: 66 • South Plainfield
John Russo, 66, of South Plainfield, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Haven Hospice in Edison. Born on May 3, 1947 in Plainfield to Frank J. and Jennie (Ramelli) Russo, he lived in South Plainfield for most of his life. Mr. Russo was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War
. He was also a salesman for Queen City Pontiac/Buick/GMC in Green Brook for 21 years before his employment at Reydel Volkswagen in Edison. John loved baseball, golf and bowling and was an avid Yankee fan.
Mr. Russo is predeceased by his father, Frank J. Russo and his brother Louis Russo. John is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marylou Russo of South Plainfield, his son, John A. Russo and his wife Sheri of South Plainfield, his daughter, Nicole Million and her husband Raymond of Cliffside Park, his two granddaughters, Carly M. and Mia N. Russo of South Plainfield and his mother, Jennie Russo of Plainfield. He is also survived by his three siblings; Frank Russo of New York, Kevin Russo of Delaware and Debbie Smith of Connecticut.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 7th from 5 to 9pm at the South Plainfield Funeral Home, 2456 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10am at the Church of the Sacred Heart in South Plainfield. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains. Condolences may be sent to www.southplainfieldfuneralhome.com