Nick A. Russo, Jr.
Nick A. Russo, Jr., 92, of Shenango Township passed away the afternoon of December 2, 2019, at Quality Life Services of New Castle.
Born on May 12, 1927 ,in New Castle, he was the son of the late Nicola Russo Sr. and Christina Cenname Russo.
Nick married his beloved wife, the former Jennie Morgan, who after 58 years of marriage preceded him in death on June 8, 2007.
Nick had worked for over 30 years as a Conductor and Brakeman for B&O Railroad before he retired.
Nick was a member of Holy Spirit Parish, St. Joseph the Worker Site.
Nick had served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II.
He was an avid golfer. He enjoyed hunting and bowling and attending all of the New Castle basketball games.
Nick is survived by his sons, John A. Russo and his wife Francine, Randy N. Russo and his fiancée, Ann Campbell, all of New Castle, Robin Russo and his wife Kathy of York, Pa.; his brother, Ralph Russo, and sister, Genevieve DeStefano both of New Castle; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, Nick was preceded in death by his brothers, Andy & Amelio Russo, two infant sisters and his grandson, Matthew Russo.
Honoring his wishes, there is no visitation. A private Mass of Christian burial will be held at Holy Spirit Parish, St. Joseph the Worker Site. Father Joseph McCaffrey will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Vitus Cemetery, where the New Castle Area Honor Guard will perform Military Rites.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15224.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, 941 South Mill St.
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Published on December 3, 2019


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Toni Montini
Dec 06, 2019
I’m am so sorry Tommy for you and all your family and friends who knew what a good man Bonny was . He is gone to soon . Please live with all the good memories that you created with him. Rest with God Bobby Eternal love 🙏May God bless you all I give you my deepest sympathies.
Joelynne Scalzo
Dec 04, 2019
I’m sadden to hear of your father’s passing. I called him Uncle Nick my entire life. Such a sweet, kind soul. He was the only one who could teach me how to water ski! My condolences to your family. He was a wonderful person.
Ushers of Holy Spirit Church ( St. Joseph Site ).
Dec 03, 2019
We want to say farewell, Nick, and may the gates of heaven welcome you with smiling faces greeting you. Love from Holy Spirit Church and the many people who loved you so dearly.