Russo, Frank

Orangeburg, NY

Frank Russo, 70, a longtime Orangetown resident, passed away peacefully on December 12, 2020 surrounded by his loving wife of 42 years and children. Frank was born in Marcianise, Italy and immigrated to the Bronx, NY as a child. After high school he proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife Janet (née Christensen), his four children, Frank (Virginia), Kara, Daniel, and Jenna (John) Rodes, three grandsons, Frankie, Ryan, and Jake and a grandson expected in February. He is also survived by his siblings; Angela Scalia, Ursula Jannace, and Ralph Russo as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins that he dearly loved. He was predeceased by his parents Simmaco and Angela (née Tartaglione) Russo and a sister, Orsola Russo.
Frank was an American automotive enthusiast who enjoyed traveling with his wife and visiting his extended family in Italy. Frank found joy in spending time with his family and friends, near and afar. He brought levity, laughter, and love to everyone who encountered him. He will always be remembered for his generous spirit and love for his family and friends. He opened his home and his heart to everyone. A memorial and celebration of his life is planned for May 2021. Arrangements handled by Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan.