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Maria (Vernillo) Russo

June 16, 2022


Maria Russo (nee Vernillo), 89 of Springfield passed away on June 16, 2022.

Funeral services are private.

Born in Naples, Italy, Maria moved to Brooklyn in 1971 and has lived in Springfield since 2005. A dedicated home maker, Maria loved to bake. She enjoyed reading, and the occasional sushi dinner. Above all, Maria treasured time spent with her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Maria was the beloved wife of Aldo Russo; loving mother of Tina Russo and her husband Fulvio Esposito and Maria Guidicipietro and her husband Michael; cherished grandmother of Jason Guidicipietro (Dana), Kevin Guidicipietro (Yaniva). Paola Dolcemascolo (Kate Schlunz) and Monica Dolcemascolo (Martina Russo); and adoring great-grandmother of Rocco, Santino, Gianna, Luca and Isabella.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Maria (Vernillo) Russo, please visit our floral store.

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2800 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

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