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Michael Anthony Russo

May 22, 1986 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 35)

Obituary

Michael Anthony Russo of Nanuet, NY passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx after a 3 month battle with multiple lung infections.  He was 35. 

He was born May 22, 1986 in Nyack, NY to Dr. Roger A. and Virginia Russo.  He grew up in Pomona, NY and attended Children of Mary Preschool, St. Augustine Grammar School, St Joseph Regional High School and St. Thomas Aquinas College.   

Mike was the brainchild and owner of Russo's Pizzeria in Pearl River, NY for the last 10 years. He created the nationally known pizza dish called the "PizzaRitto", featured on the Food Network and Travel Channel. He has been interviewed by several TV stations and a favorite amongst nationally known foodie promoters. 

He will be remembered for his crazy antics and making people smile, feeling welcomed and loved.

Michael is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer, and 3yr old son, Santino.  As well as, his parents, Dr. Roger Russo and Virginia Russo, brother, Shawn and his wife, June, brother, Peter and wife, Gizelle, mother-in-law, Donna Narciso, and sister in-law, Michelle and brother-in-law, Jon.  He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 27, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.
100 Franklin Ave.
Pearl River, NY 10965

Visitation
Monday
December 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.
100 Franklin Ave.
Pearl River, NY 10965

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
December 28, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Augustine R. C. Church (New City, St. Anthony Cemetery, Nanuet, NY)

Committal
Tuesday
December 28, 2021

11:30 AM
St. Anthony Cemetery
36 West Nyack Road
Nanuet, NY 10954

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