Beloved wife, mother and grandmother
Benedetta Russo passed away suddenly on Thursday April 26th, 2018. She was 84 years old.
Born in Santi Cosma e Domiano, Italy to Giuseppe and Giuseppina Borrelli, Benedetta came to the United States in 1958. She was a homemaker and later worked as a seamstress for a number of garment manufacturers over the years.
Benedetta was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was a remarkable cook who enjoyed preparing meals, knitting, walking, but her true passion were her three grandchildren, who she loved with all her heart.
Surviving are her beloved husband of 64 years, Augusto Russo; their son, Philip Russo and his wife Linda, and three grandchildren Philip, Erica and Matthew.
Visitation will be held on Sunday April 29th from 4-8 pm at the Dooley Colonial Home 556 Westfield Ave. Westfield, NJ. The funeral mass will begin at 10 am Monday in Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield. Entombment will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contribution in Mrs. Russo’s name to the Westfield Rescue Squad.