Carolyn L. Russo

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Carolyn L. Russo

October 08, 1934 - December 03, 2018

Carolyn L. Russo Carolyn L. Russo, 84, formerly of Vine Street, passed away the morning of Dec. 3, 2018, at Quality Life Services of New Castle.
Born on Oct. 8, 1934, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Aniello and Regina Perretta Napolitano.
On Sept. 13, 1956, she married her beloved husband, John P. Russo Jr., who preceded her in death on May 14, 2013.
Carolyn was a graduate of St. Francis School of Nursing and had worked as a Registered Nurse in the surgery department at Jameson Hospital and later with her husband at Russo's Pharmacy.
She was a member of St. Vitus Church. Carolyn also served on the boards of the Child Advocacy Center and the New Castle Hospital Authority. Carolyn was a member of Challenges where she enjoyed crocheting with her friends.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and cherished time spent with her family.
Carolyn is survived by her children, John P. Russo and his wife Nancy of New Castle, Alicia Beardsley and her husband Pete of New Castle, Rose Ann Cugini and her husband Larry, of Brownstown Township, Mich., Richard Russo and his wife Maureen of New Castle and Andrea Martin and her husband Jeff of Volant; two brothers, Frank Napolitano of New Castle and Philip Napolitano and his wife Sharon of New Castle; two sisters, Josephine Pazzo of New Castle and Patsy Bakos of Boardman, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Shirley Veri of New Castle; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.
A procession will leave the funeral home on Friday at 9:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian burial at St. Vitus Church at 10 a.m., conducted by Father William Siple.
Entombment will be at Parkside Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Child Advocacy Center UPMC, 2010 W. State St., New Castle, Pa. 16101.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at
Published on December 3, 2018
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Carroll Shaw
Dec 04, 2018
Carolyn was a special lady in our Knitting and Crocheting group at Challenges for many years. Words cannot express the sadness in our hearts. Deeply sorry for your loss and ours.
Victor Zona & Susan Azar
Dec 04, 2018
Dear Russo Family......we are so sorry for your loss. Know that our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Vic & Sue
John Bout and Children's Advocacy Center
Dec 04, 2018
The staff and I are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Carolyn joined the CAC in 1992 and from that point on did amazing work to help children and families in our community.
Joe & Agnes Cugini
Dec 04, 2018
We are so sorry, we offer our deepest sympathy.
Kathy Jenkins
Dec 03, 2018
I am so sorry you lost your mom, Ricky. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My grandma Alice Haney loved Russo Pharmacy. I miss Chi Chi Restaurant 😀