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Richard Russo, Jr.

March 16, 1967 — November 30, 2021

Richard W. “Rick” Russo, Jr., age 54, of Brookhaven, PA, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2021, surrounded by his family.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Richard W., Sr. and Jane (née O’Toole) Russo.

Richard outlived his life expectancy by 50 years and surpassed all predictions of his abilities and expectations.  He was a life-long Philly sports fan and touched others by teaching humility, patience, perseverance, and grit.  He fought his many challenges in life with a joyful spirit!

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing, Friday evening, December 3, 2021, 6 – 8 PM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA  19073, 610-353-6300.  Funeral Mass to take place, Saturday, December 4, 2021, 10 AM at Our Lady of Charity Roman Catholic Church, 231 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA  19015. Interment SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Richard’s memory to The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence, please specify - For The Benefit of Men’s Activities, 20 E. Cleveland Ave., Norwood, PA  19074 or Vision for Equality, 718 Arch Street, Suite 6N, Philadelphia, PA  19106, would be appreciated.

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Friday, December 3, 2021

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The Donohue Funeral Home - Newtown Square

3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

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Saturday, December 4, 2021

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Our Lady of Charity Church

231 Upland Rd, Brookhaven, PA 19015

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1600 Sproul Road

, Springfield, PA 19064

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