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Alfred J Russo

December 24, 1951 ~ April 4, 2020 (age 68)



“Big Al”

Al Russo, age 68 of Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020.  He was born on December 24, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the eldest of 4 children to the late Salvatore and Rose Russo.

He was a retired chief minute clerk for the criminal courts of Allegheny County and a member of St. Thomas A’Becket Catholic Church.  Al was a devoted husband and father who was always kind and willing to help anyone in need.  He loved Pittsburgh sports, especially the Penguins, Steelers and Pitt.  Most of all he loved coaching his kids in hockey, where he would utilize the “Russo Line”, and being “Pappy” to his grandchildren whom he adored.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Lenore; 5 children, Jarrod (Doreen) Caruso, Angela (Keith) Zamba, Louis (Carly) Russo, Thomas (Becky) Russo and Joshua Russo; 5 grandchildren, Julia, Jacob, Anthony, Alayna, and Ella; 3 siblings, Linda, Donna and Salvatore; and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation and burial will be held privately due to the current restrictions on gatherings, but a Memorial Mass for all to attend will be held at on July 18, 2020 at 9am at St. Thomas A'Becket Catholic Church .

If desired contributions may be made to the University of Pittsburgh Vaccine Research in Al’s name.


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Memorial Mass
July 18, 2020

9:00 AM
St. Thomas A' Becket Catholic Church
Gill Hall Road
Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania 15025

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