Peter A. “Shiny” Russo, 92, of Kelayres, passed away Wednesday, surrounded by his loving family, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton.
Born in Kelayres, he was the son of the late Anthony and Catherine (Fudge) Russo.
Peter was a Korean War Veteran serving as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo.
Prior to retiring, Peter was a proprietor of Russo’s Service Station, McAdoo, along with his brother John.
Peter was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed many hunting and fishing trips throughout the United States and Canada. He also enjoyed playing poker and trips to the area casinos.
Peter is reunited with the love of his life, his wife the late Anna Joan (Hudock) Russo; also preceding him in death were his brothers John, Anthony Jr. and Generose Russo.
Surviving are his daughter Marianne Nelson and husband Larry, Hazle Twp; sister, Philomena “Dolly” Russo, Hazle Twp; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
His funeral will be held Monday. Rev. Msgr. William Baker will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial in Church of All Saints, McAdoo, at 10 a.m. interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.
A calling hour will be held Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church.
The Damiano Funeral Home Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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