Lawrence Russo, Sr.

Obituary of Lawrence A. Russo, Sr.

Lawrence A. Russo Sr., 77, of Johnston, passed away on May 19, 2020. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Rose (Belfi) Russo. Husband of Marie T. (Greco) Russo, Lawrence worked at Verizon as a service technician for forty years before his retirement. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2323. Lawrence loved having his family and friends over for Marie’s excellent cooking. He was also a coach at Mount Pleasant little League for ten years, and volunteered at Saint Robert Bellarmine Food Closet, and was an avid Redsox and Patriots fan. Lawrence is also survived by his son Lawrence A. Russo Jr., his daughter Michelle M. Lelgeman, and her husband Joel, his brothers John and Peter Russo, his grandchildren Nicholas Russo, Stefanie Russo, and Jared Pariseau, and his great-grandchildren Aleah and Jackson Botelho. Lawrence was the brother of the late Paul and Adrian Russo and Mary Sears. A funeral service will be held Friday, May 22, 2020, at 10 AM in the Mount Pleasant FH, 168 Academy Ave., Providence. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 4-7 PM. (Only ten visitors at a time will be allowed in the Funeral Home). Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Smile Train foundation at https://my.smiletrain.org/donation/donate/givenow or by mail at 633 Third Avenue 9th Floor New York, New York 10017 USA and the Children’s Diabetes Foundation at https://www.childrensdiabetesfoundation.org/donate/ or by mail at 4380 S. Syracuse Street, Suite 430, Denver, CO 80237.
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Thursday
21
May

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Mount Pleasant Funeral & Cremation Service
168 Academy Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
401-272-6363
Friday
22
May

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Friday, May 22, 2020
Mount Pleasant Funeral & Cremation Service
168 Academy Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
401-272-6363

Burial

St. Ann Cemetery
73 Church Street
Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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