Obituary of Anthony Russo

May 14, 2021

Russo, Anthony J., passed away on May 14, 2021, in Manhattan. He is the son of the late Joseph and Lena (Riccidone) Russo. Anthony was a lifelong resident of Lower Manhattan and was employed as an insurance broker throughout his career. He is survived by his sister, Camille Russo of Manhattan; and predeceased by his siblings, Delores Russo and Salvatore Russo. Loved by his devoted cousin, Raymond Battaglino and family.

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May 19, 2021

10:30 AM

The Basilica Of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral

Mott Street (between Prince & Houston Streets)

New York, NY 10012

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May Anthony Rest In Peace. I'm so sorry that I didn't know about the services. He was such a sweet, caring person and friend to many. God Bless him

Posted by: Theresa Laspada - Long Island, New York - Family May 22, 2021

Anthony was such a loving, caring man who loved his family deeply. Rest in peace my cousin.

Posted by: Brenda and Jerry Bulzomi - WADING RIVER, NY - Family May 18, 2021

Tony was a remarkable man. I will always remember his kindness, curiosity, affectionate nature, and above all his deeply spiritual devotion. We shared a love of Centering Prayer and praying in silence with Tony was a a profound joy. I will miss him, until we meet again.

Posted by: Paul LaChance - PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Friend May 18, 2021

Anthony was a good man, compassionate, caring. Rest In Peace cousin.

Posted by: Cynthia Kessler - Taneytown, MD - Family May 18, 2021

Very saddened to learn of Anthony Russo's passing. I was fortunate enough to know Anthony as a fellow Board Member and a neighbor. It is unusual to meet a person with uncompromising integrity in New York City. Deepest condolences to Camille and the Russo family. R.I.P. Robin Warshay

Posted by: Robin Warshay - New York, NY - Neighbor May 17, 2021

I was lucky to have called Anthony a friend. He was the most principled, kind, and thoughtful person I have known. I will miss him.

Posted by: Jared Brown - New York, NY - Friend May 16, 2021

Anthony was a class act and a great person. I was glad to call him my friend. I will miss him. May he Rest in God's peace.

Posted by: John Fratta - New York, NY - Friend May 16, 2021

Tony was a great friend, colleague and neighbor. He will be seriously missed by all of us who had the privilege of knowing him and calling him friend, colleague and neighbor. Rest In Peace,my friend.

Posted by: Warren Green - New York, NY - Friend May 16, 2021

My deepest condolences and always in our prayers. The Laspada Fsmily

Posted by: Thomas Laspada - New York, NY - Friend May 16, 2021