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Josephine (Iorio) Russo

October 5, 1927 ~ June 30, 2019 (age 91)


Josephine Russo

Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, 91


Mrs. Josephine (nee Iorio) Russo, 91, of Lakewood, NJ, formerly of Westbury, NY, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Sunday, July 7 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The funeral will be conducted on Monday, July 8 at 8:00 a.m.  There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bloomfield at 9:00 a.m.  The interment will be at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY


Josephine was born in Brooklyn, NY, raised in Bronx, NY, and resided in Westubury, NY for 41 years before moving to Lakewood, NJ 23 years ago.  She  worked for the Planning Department in the Town of North Hempstead, Long Island for many years.  Josephine was a member of the Westbury Republican Club, Nassau County, NY, and the Four Seasons Italian Club, Lakewood.  She was also a member of numerous card groups and the Four Seasons Bocci Club.  Most important to Josephine was her dear family.


She is survived by her beloved children Charles T. Russo and his wife Jody, and Kathy Rempusheski; her cherished grandchildren Lindsey Russo, Gregory Russo and his wife Kalie, Bradley Russo, Richard Rempusheski and his wife Yanelis, Michael Rempusheski, and Kristin Rempusheski; and also her precious great-grandchildren Maddox, Sophia and Phoebe.


Josephine is predeceased by her husband Charles P. Russo.




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July 7, 2019

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Mass
July 8, 2019

9:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
60 Byrd Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

July 8, 2019

1:00 PM
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Boulevard
Calverton, NY 11933

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