In memory of
Grace Russo
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In memory of
Grace Russo
Grace Russo, 93 Spent many happy hours volunteering at the Staten Island Zoo Grace Russo, 93, passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, 2019, at home in Rahway, N.J., Grace was born on Sept. 19, 1926, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of Antonio and Marie Catanzarite. After her marriage to Vincent Russo in 1948, they lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Staten Island, N.Y., in 1958. After Vincent's passing in 2006, Grace lived in Staten Island until 2016 when she moved to New Jersey to live with her son. Prior to working as a school secretary at Concord High School in Staten Island, Grace worked at AT&T in New York City. After retirement in 1991, Grace and her husband Vincent became docents and volunteered at the Staten Island Zoo. Grace loved to volunteer. She received several recognition awards for the many years she spent volunteering. In addition to her love of animals, Grace loved music, the opera, and enjoyed belly dancing as one of her favorite past times with a group of her friends. Grace was predeceased by her husband, Vincent Russo, brothers, Marty, Joe, John, Frank and sister, Catherine. Grace is survived by her son, Robert and his companion, Janet Crowell, two grandsons, Zachary Russo and his wife, Jennie, and Travis Russo and his companion, Aryelle Morgan, and many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains, N.J., for their support in her final days. Visitation will be held at Corey Ragan Funeral Home in Rahway, N.J., on Wednesday between 4 and 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Corey Ragan Funeral Home on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, N.Y. Corey Ragan Funeral Home 259 Elm Ave. Rahway, NJ 07065 (732) 382-7900
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In memory of
Grace Russo
Grace Russo, 93 Spent many happy hours volunteering at the Staten Island Zoo Grace Russo, 93, passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, 2019, at home in Rahway, N.J., Grace was born on Sept. 19, 1926, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of Antonio and Marie Catanzarite. After her marriage to Vincent Russo in 1948, they lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Staten Island, N.Y., in 1958. After Vincent's passing in 2006, Grace lived in Staten Island until 2016 when she moved to New Jersey to live with her son. Prior to working as a school secretary at Concord High School in Staten Island, Grace worked at AT&T in New York City. After retirement in 1991, Grace and her husband Vincent became docents and volunteered at the Staten Island Zoo. Grace loved to volunteer. She received several recognition awards for the many years she spent volunteering. In addition to her love of animals, Grace loved music, the opera, and enjoyed belly dancing as one of her favorite past times with a group of her friends. Grace was predeceased by her husband, Vincent Russo, brothers, Marty, Joe, John, Frank and sister, Catherine. Grace is survived by her son, Robert and his companion, Janet Crowell, two grandsons, Zachary Russo and his wife, Jennie, and Travis Russo and his companion, Aryelle Morgan, and many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains, N.J., for their support in her final days. Visitation will be held at Corey Ragan Funeral Home in Rahway, N.J., on Wednesday between 4 and 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Corey Ragan Funeral Home on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, N.Y. Corey Ragan Funeral Home 259 Elm Ave. Rahway, NJ 07065 (732) 382-7900
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