John Joseph Russo II

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1952 - 2013

John Joseph Russo II, age 61, passed away at home on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from complications of ALS. He was a resident of Newhall, CA for 37 years. He was born November 24, 1952 in Chicago IL.

John was a loving husband to wife, Connie and an adoring father to Joseph, Robert, Amanda, and Kelly. Grandchildren, Gianna and John made his life complete. John is also survived by his mother Virginia and sisters Sue, Debbie, and Ginny.

John attended Andover Preparatory School in Boston, MA, graduated from USC in Los Angeles, CA and received his doctorate of jurisprudence from Loyola Law School in L.A. He practiced law for over 37 years both in Los Angeles and San Francisco. As one of the top lawyers in his profession he received many accolades from clients as well as colleagues.

A very honorable, trusting and truthful man, John's fun loving spirit shone every day of his life to all he encountered. He was a loving husband and adoring father and will be truly missed, loved and remembered.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clare Catholic Church, 19606 Calla Way, Santa Clarita, CA 91351.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made in John's memory to the Golden West Chapter of the ALS Association (

The Signal, December 15, 2013
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