Ferdinand Joseph Russo, Jr., 71, of Bristol, passed away peacefully during the early morning hours of Jan. 8, 2021. Fred was born on May 27, 1949 in Portland, Maine to Ferdinand and Phyllis (Cartonio) Russo. Predeceasing Fred are his parents and sister, Agatha Butcher. Surviving Fred are his wife of almost 49 years, Donna (Andrews) Russo of Bristol; his three sons Thomas Russo of Bristol; Mark and his wife Kelli Russo of Southington; and Christopher Russo of Durham, N.C.; his sister Josephine Desarno of Portland, Maine and two brothers Ralph Russo of Portland, Maine and Anthony Russo of Falmouth, Maine. Also surviving are Fred’s beloved granddaughters Allie (5) and Reese (2) as well as countless adored cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the family has chosen to hold a memorial service and mass at a later date. Until then, check https://www.abbeycremation.com/post/ferdinand-j-russo-jr-1949-2021 for details, memories, and condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.