Adele M. Leone Russo
Member of Immaculate Conception Church
Adele M. Leone Russo, 94, of Washington, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013, in her home.
She was born February 22, 1918, a daughter of Pasquale and Joanne Nardone Leone.
Mrs. Russo graduated from Washington High School in 1937 and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.
Prior to her marriage, she was employed as a salesperson for Caldwell Department Store for four years.
On June 1, 1947, she married the late John H. Russo, in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, with the late Father Andrew J. Zapora as celebrant. Her husband, John, died May 28, 1997.
She is survived by two sons, Wayne Alan (Kathleen) Russo of McMurray and Robert Leone (Mary) Russo of Washington; a brother, Anthony “Tony” Leone of Washington; two sisters, Olga Curci of Washington and Ermalinda Tumicki of Canonsburg; seven grandchildren, David, Steven, Patrick, Veronica and Alexandra Russo, Michael B. (Jennifer) Cain and Heather M. Doman; and two great-grandsons, Rocco and Jack Doman.
Deceased are two sisters, Helen A. Zullo and Edith Leone; and a great-grandson, Tyler Michael Cain.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at East Katherine avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, drecto, where a prayer service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, January 19, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church. Entombment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery Mausoleum, Peters Township. Memorial contributions may be made to John F. Kennedy Catholic School, 111 West Spruce Street, Washington PA 15301. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com.