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“So sorry for your loss. Louie was a funny guy. Had his ways about him. Too early !! ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: John Nardi - Yorktown Heights, NY

“Familia y amigos: RussoSoy Testigo de Jehová y dedico tiempo a consolar a las personas con la Biblia. Se que ustedes estan pasando por un dolor...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Alan - Kissimmee, FL - Amigo

“ive know big lou from caslte hill ac than high school than coaching little league, lou and i were more than friends we were brothers, we had so...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: big eddie - bronx - best friend

“Omg so sorry to hear this news , we had many many laughs hanging at the karate school, and after all those years knowing you we finally worked on the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: John O'Leary - Bronx, NY - Friend

“I would like to express my deepest condolences to Louis's family and friends. I haven't seen or spoken to Louie in over 35 years, but hearing the...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Perry Dentico - NY - Friend

“Louie thanks for the very special memory's you created in my life....... your great smile will stay in my mind forever.....God Bless....John Murray &...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: John Murray - Orlando, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers. May Louis Rest In Peace. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Fran Salera-Doughton - Bronx, NY

“Celeste - We are so sorry to hear about Louis. You are in our thoughts and prayers as we too are grieving your families loss. We love you. Take...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Hospitality Trends - Eagle, CO

“Dear Celeste and family, Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. May the love of those around you help you through the days...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Jill Bennett & Susanne Brown - FL

“Even though we are the same age I always looked up to you. Didn't see you often enough but thought about yo often. You are missed. Rest in peace...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Michael Zambetti - Campbell Hall, NY

“I remember Louie, was a funny guy to hang out with. I remember going to most of his boxing tournaments at the Castle Hill Community Center. He will...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Lisa ORecchio - Bronx, NY

“My family anf the Russo family lived in the same building in Castle Hill in the 60s. Louis was my age and we attended the same elementary and junior...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Fred Harris - Mckinney, TX

“I remember Louie as a tough guy that was true to his friends. I left the neighborhood earlier than most of my friends but I never forgote Louie. Rest...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Michael J Fazio - Harrisonburg, VA

“So Sorry for your loss, My Sincere Condolences and Prayers to wife Celeste, your sons & the entire Russo family in the passing of an old childhood...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Marilyn DAlessandro - Bronx, NY

“Celeste & family very sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy Aug 2 , 2014 ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: john maggio - bronx, NY

“Celeste and family - We are so sorry to hear about Louie. Although no words can really help to ease your loss, just know that you are very close in...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: The Primiani Family - bronx, NY

“Celeste and family. So sorry for your loss. You and your kids are in my prayers ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Mr&Mrs Thomas Picarello - NY


Louis Russo, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on July 31, 2014. He was 57.

Mr. Russo was born on October 2, 1956 in the Bronx to the late Rudolph and Yolanda (Ianni) Russo. He is survived by his wife Celeste (DiStefano) Russo, whom he married on September 17, 1982, and his two sons, Louis and John Russo.

Visiting will be Tuesday 7-9pm and Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 9:45am at St. Theresa's Church. Interment will follow at St. Raymond's Cemetery.