Steven M. Russo

steven russo

September 4, 1958 ~ July 17, 2022

Russo, Steven, M., age 63, of Leonia, formerly of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn passed away peacefully on Sunday July 17, 2022. Steven worked as a Controller in the financial services industry and earned his MBA from St. John's University. Among the many companies he worked for were Pan Oceanic Eyewear, Seagram & Son, and Fundtech. Always willing to help, Steven volunteered at the Flat Rock Brook Nature Center of Englewood. He was a supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, an avid animal lover and Yankee, Jets and Giant fan. Steven spent his summers enjoying the views, the beach, and friends at Avon by the Sea.

Beloved husband of 22 years to Christine (nee: Nobile). Devoted son of the late Richard and Vivian Russo. Dear Brother of Robert Russo, Mark Russo and his wife Roe. Adored uncle of Jennifer Russo, Justin and Lauren Nobile. Cherished brother-in-law of Salvatore and Diane Nobile, Gerry Nobile, and Michael Nobile. Loved by his cherished feline friends Michee, Ms. Kitty and Felix. He will always be one of the "Boyz From Brooklyn" and will be missed by all.

The family will receive their friends on Wednesday 2:00 – 8:00 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave Thursday at 10:30 AM for the celebration of his funeral mass in St. John R. C. Church at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Flat Rock Brook Nature Center or PKD Polycystic Kidney Foundation. For further information call (201) 944-0100.


Mass: July 21, 2022 11:00 am

St. John R. C. Church
Broad & Harrison Avenue
Leonia, NJ 07605

Visitation at Funeral Home: July 20, 2022 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Entombment: July 21, 2022 12:30 pm

Holy Cross Mausoleum
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07032

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  1. I'm sorry to hear of your loss, steve was a good friend and co worker, he will be missed and wishing your family only good memories

  2. I am so sorry to hear the passing of Steve Russo. My condolences to the family. Steve was a very nice co-worker and he will be missed.

  3. Our deepest sympathies are with you at this difficult time…Praying you find comfort in the memories of the loving husband and friend Steve was..God Bless You.. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers..

  4. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with you. Steve was a very good friend and co-worker. He will be in our hearts and memories.

  5. Steve was a Gentleman. Kind hearted. My nickanme for Steve was "the Bulldozer" and he used to laugh all the time. I will miss him very much.. my deepest condolences to the family. Steve, I will miss you.

  6. My deepest condolences to the family of Steve Russo…Steve was my friend and co-worker…we were the Brooklyn Italian connection at our company – we would have early morning conversations in NYC about so many things before everyone came in …during covid we would talk on Wednesdays from home – he was my 10am phone chat every Wednesday from then on – I will miss him dearly…

  7. To know Steve was to Love Him! Always a welcoming smile and sound advice. We will miss him but he will never be forgotten. Rest in Heavenly Peace my friend until we meet again!

  8. Deepest sympathy for a tragic loss way too young. One of the funniest guys I knew, for sure
    John Cardieri

  9. Dear Robert, Mark

    I have so many memories of Steven being such a goof in elementary school. We were in the same class from
    4th-8th grade. So sad when a childhood friend passes…but it brought us all together again. Your house and Toomey’s were technically always part of the Applegate Ct kids. You are all in my prayers. That picture is wonderful. God bless you and your families – may his soul Rest In Peace.

  10. To the family of Steve Russo, I am so sorry for your loss. A great guy gone way too soon. I remember growing up and Steve got me the cutest stuffed animal from the movie it’s a bugs life. I always brought it around with me. He always had a big smile on his face. We would all get together and go to the beach. I’ll never forget how fun it was being altogether. Rest in paradise. We will miss you.

  11. Until we meet again! You were my everything. My life will never be the same without you. I will miss your smile and love. And our days at the beach…… Rest in peace, my sweet love.

  12. Christine, my prayers are with you, Steve was a great friend, never thought of himself . I will cherish the wonderful memories of Steve with all our friends at Evergreen . He will never be forgotten. God bless and may he rest in peace.

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