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Mary Gloria (DeCosta) Russo

June 16, 1934 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 86)


Russo, Mary G. (DeCosta), life-long resident of East Boston passed away on October 13,2020.

Loving daughter of the late Mary (Traverse) and Richard DeCosta.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Russo Sr.

Devoted mother of Cynthia M. Russo of Maine and the late Frank Russo Jr. 

Dear sister of the late Richard DeCosta Jr.

Family and friends will honor Mary's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street East Boston MA 02128, on Monday October 19th from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM before leaving in procession to Saint Joseph- Saint Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley Street East Boston MA 02128, for a 11:00 AM mass celebrating Mary's life. Services will conclude with Mary being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden with her beloved husband. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Mary's name to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829 Arlington VA 22215, 800-342-2383.

Mary and Frank were employees in the hotel industry for more than 25 years which started at the Marriott Hotel in East Boston.  Frank was a musician and Mary was a dancer. They both loved show business which is how they met and bonded over their passion for 58 years. 

All services will be held in accordance with Phase-3 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts phased reopening plan due to COVID-19. Face coverings are required to be worn and social distancing measures are encouraged. 

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October 19, 2020

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
October 19, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church
59 Ashley St.
East Boston, MA 02128

October 19, 2020

12:15 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148

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