Obituary: Angelo James Russo

Angelo Russo passed away at home in Darien on August 25. He was born in Darien on November 3, 1916 and lived in Darien most of his 101 years. He was the son of Antonio and Rafael (Lombardi) Russo.

He was very proud of Darien and enjoyed being a member of the Fife and Drum Corp and taking part in the annual town parade.

Angelo was an avid gardener and loved having his family around to enjoy meals he prepared from the garden.

He is survived by three children, Theresa Kranyak of Maryland; Grace Hanafee of Norwalk and Anthony Russo of Florida. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Debra Requa and Michael Frate both of Maryland, James Nyberg of Norwalk, Karen Marino and Dean Russo both of Fairfield; and Jason Russo of Georgia; and eight great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien on Friday, August 31, at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.

Memorial donations may be sent to Post 53 Ambulance, P.O. Box 2066, Darien, CT 06820.