Genevieve Russo, "Genie", 98 1/2, years old of Ormond Beach, passed Sat., May 4th, 2013, at Hospice - Port Orange. A Mass to celebrate her life will be held on May 18th, 11 AM, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 600 So. Nova Rd, Ormond Beach, FL. Born 1914, Brooklyn N.Y., she moved to Miami in 1958 with husband, & daughter, and then to Ormond in 2002 with her daughter Nina, Bill Daly, and great-grandson Zacharey Porter, and began volunteering at Pathways Elementary School, for 10 years. Her Golden Retriever service dog, Zappa, said his "bye for now's" in bed with her at Hospice as we all visited for the last time. She is survived by daughter Nina & husband Bill Daly; granddaughter Patricia Porter; great-grandsons, Zacharey, Paul and Parker Porter. Her husband, Michael predeceased her. Memorial donation information available at the Mass. Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.HeritageDaytona.com
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on May 12, 2013