A. Claire Russo, 91, affectionately known as “Auntie” and “Claire”, passed to the good Lord March 28, 2018 after a short illness with family by her side. A resident of Venice, FL., she was the widow of Salvatore J. Russo of Lawrence.
Claire was a dedicated; second grade teacher who helped students become excellent readers through her passion of teaching by Phonics. She loved the Rosary, enjoyed dancing, singing, and was a beautiful piano player.
Many will miss Claire including the families of nieces, Paula Brady, SC, and Pamela Magoon, NH; step-daughters, Paula Riccio and Marie (Bunny) Loalbo of FL, as well as grand-nieces, step-nephews, step-nieces, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
A private service will be held at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence at a later date. Donations can be made to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization at www.nhpco.org.