Mary Carriero Russo, a resident of Darien, died on Thursday, Aug. 14 at Stamford Hospital. Born May 2, 1919 in Port Chester, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Vita (Colangelo) Carriero. She was 95. Her greatest joy was being a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, her family said.

She is survived by her husband, Angelo J. Russo of Darien; her three children, Theresa Kranyak of Maryland, Grace Hanafee of Norwalk and Anthony Russo of Florida. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Debra Requa of Maryland; Michael Frate and James Nyberg both of Norwalk; Karen Marino and Dean Russo both of Fairfield; and Jason Russo of Georgia; seven great grandchildren and a sister Rosemarie Nomack of Seymour.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 10 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. lawrencefuneralhome.com