Anthony John “Tony” Russo

January 03, 1938 ‒ October 24, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Anthony John “Tony” Russo passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Mansfield, Ohio. He was 80.

He was born January 3, 1938 in West Hempstead, New York to parents Joseph & Carmella Russo. After he attended West Hempstead High School, he proudly served his country by joining the US Navy.

Tony worked as an Electrician and was part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers until his retirement

In spare time, he took pleasure in golf and maintaining his fish pond.

He is survived by children; Scott Russo of Indiana, Laoti Bussone of Massachusetts and Justin Russo of New York.

In addition to his parents, Tony was preceded in death by brother Joseph “Joey” Russo and daughter April Guiltinan.

A celebration of life will be held in Tony’s memory at VFW Post 9943 at 806 Grace Street, Mansfield Ohio on Friday, November 9th from 2:00 to 4:00. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to VFW Post 9943.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Tony’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • Tony was one of a kind. He will be truly missed around the dinner table on Christmas and Thanksgiving. Rest in Peace my friend…

  • We will certainly miss Tony and the many long conversations we had. The neighborhood just won’t be the same. Rest In Peace old friend. Love, Larry and Aldean Pruett.

  • Tony would always greet you with a smile! He was a neighbor and became one of my friends! Years ago when he drove a limousine for a local company he was driving buy our home and pulled over to say hi. At the time my daughters were young and amazed by the limo. Tony told us all to get in so we took the girls around the block and they were thrilled! They are in their 20’s now and still remember that day! Thank you Tony for all the great memories and laughs you were a great guy!

  • I miss you already. So many good times – karaoke, listening to Mambo #5, cocktails at The Red Fox and ringing in the New Year 2000 with you. Forever in my heart.