RUSSO, Frank 82, passed away Nov. 9, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 1, 1930 at Trelles Clinic in Ybor City to Rosario and Domenica Russo. He was preceded in death by his brothers, John and Vincent Russo. Frank worked at Schlitz Brewery, Pabst and now Yuengling until his retirement in 1987. After his retirement Frank was actively involved with his son at Hometown News and Cigars. He was a mason and a member of Universal Lodge #178, F & AM. Frank loved and lived for his family he was a wonderful loving husband, exceptional father, grandfather and uncle. Frank leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Violet (Guastella) Russo; son, R. Frank Russo; daughter, Rosaree Skidmore (Pat); two grandsons that he adored, Patrick II and Andrew; brother-in-law, John Guastella (Cam); sister-in-law, Grace Guastella; several loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving family members and friends. A special thanks to Sheriff David Gee, and all of his friends at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office for all their years of caring and special friendship. Masonic Funeral Services will be held Nov. 15, at 11 am from the chapel of JGR Funeral Home, 6718 N. Armenia Ave., with entombment to follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Pallbearers include Patrick Skidmore, II, Andrew Skidmore, Henry McGrew, Lawrence Guastella, Terry Russo, Craig D'Amico, John Guastella, Louis DePhillips & Wendell Collier. The family will receive friends Nov. 14, from 6-9 pm at the Funeral Home. Online condolences to

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 12, 2012