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Anthony J. Russo

December 20, 1948 — November 6, 2023

Anthony J. Russo

74, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2023.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Alfred and Olga (DiBiasio) Russo.

Mr. Russo earned a bachelor’s degree in general science from Providence College and a master’s degree from Rhode Island College in elementary education.

He taught in Providence Catholic Schools and later worked for the RI Food & Drug Administration, retiring from the RI Department of Health as a microbiologist.

A sports fan, he loved the Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics.

He leaves his sister, Virginia M. Driggers and her husband Gregory of West Kingston; two nephews and a niece, Scott Driggers, Glen Driggers and Jenna Lapushner and her husband Mikhail; and a great nephew, Alexander Lapushner.

His funeral will be held on Wednesday November 15, 2023 at 9:45am from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory – SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 1111 Boston Neck Road, (Rt. 1A), Narragansett with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am in Christ the King Church, 180 Old North Road, Kingston.  Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  VISITING HOURS Tuesday from 5-7pm.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment following funeral service

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

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