Michael Russo, age 63, of Mentor passed away on February 17, 2018 at the Hospice of Western Reserve surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Painesville to the late Dolores (Kangas) and Anthony Russo. Mr. Russo was Baptized and Confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairport Harbor.
Michael had worked at Lubrizol as a factory worker and at Leikin Motor Company selling cars. Michael loved working on cars, fishing and swimming, he was even class President his Junior Year in High School. Mr. Russo graduated from Harvey High School where he was voted the best dressed his senior year.
He is survived by his loving wife Avonelle (Ferrel) Russo of 30 years , Brother Timothy George Russo of Painesville, Sister Gayle (Russo) Mullins of South Carolina.
Mr. Russo is preceded in death by his parents Dolores and Anthony Russo.
Visitation will be held 4 to 6 Pm on Wednesday February 21, 2018 at the Potti Funeral Home 1009 Mentor Ave Painesville, Oh 44077. A Funeral service will follow starting at 6 Pm; Mr. Russo’s burial will be at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery.