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“Thank you for always encouraging and praying for us. We have had a lot of laughs along the journey. Your love will live on in our hearts. We were...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Matt and Colleen Russo - La Mesa, CA

“Mamma thank you for the DRUG problem you gave me. I then was also able to give it to your granddaughters. I was DRUG to church on Sunday morning....Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Matt Russo - La Mesa, CA

“I love You Nana I hope to grow up and become more like you. When I count my blessings you are on the list I will miss you so much it hurts to say see...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Grace Colleen - La Mesa, CA

“"Joya de Nana," nana you said this every time I walked into the room. You made me feel so special, and I’m so thankful for your love. I have never...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: larissa russo - mesa, AZ

“To all the family we are so sorry to hear that Adeline is gone. As with Connie it's hard to realize she is gone. They are probably having a happy...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jan and Don Roche - Spring Valley, CA

“I am so sorry for your loss especially so soon after Connie; May she rest in peace now. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I am happy...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Roselia Orio - Gresham, OR

“Wish I was in San Diego with the rest of the family. You are all in my prayers. May her memory be eternal. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Galba Colburn - neice

“Thank you for all your Love and kindness. I will always remember and love you. As a child growing up I always knew I was loved by you and you never...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Russo - San Diego, CA - Son

“I have great memories &they are of the days @ 48th St. Church with you Ida, Ronnie,Ruthie, Nick how I wanted to be in that group but I was only 10...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Rosie Cech(Curto) - La Mesa, CA

“Sal, Joe, Matt, Mama Russo will be missed but never forgotten. I have many fond memories of her growing up with all of you and I will never forget...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Alan young

“My Dear Aunt Adeline...I have a lot of fond memories. One memory is that of the times we played bingo. She loved just saying the word...BINGO. It...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Angela - San Diego, CA - Aunt

“Thank you for your wonderful son Joe and the opportunity to be a part of your family. Thank you for my two beautiful children. You will always be in...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jenny Russo - San Diego, CA

“I love you Mom. Thank you for being the best mom and Nana. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Russo - San Diego, CA - Son

“Well "Auntie" when I was growing up was very close to me. We used to go out in her 1963 Ford Falcon to by Ice Cream and "other goodies" When she met...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Brock - San Marcos, CA


Adeline Russo, 78, was born in Albany, New York in 1934 and moved to San Diego with her family at the age of 14. She worked as an IBM 10-keypunch operator for more than ten years, and then became a homemaker for her children. Nana was a wonderful mother and a loving Grandmother. She passed away peacefully in her home on January 23. Survivors include her husband of 48 years Salvatore, two sons Matt and Joe, four granddaughters, and one grandson. A private funeral will be held on Saturday, January 26 in Sorrento Valley.