Benito (Benny)

Death Notice

RUSSO – Benito (Benny)

Passed away peacefully at the West Gippsland Hospital, Warragul surrounded by his loving family on September 11, 2020.

Aged 81 years

Dearly loved husband of Nancy for 58 wonderful years.

Much loved father of Jo and Cathy, loved father-in-law of Bart and Carmelo.

Adored Nonno of Adriano, Michael, Sonia, Meagan and Simon.

The memory of you will remain in our hearts forever.

We would sincerely like to thank the West Gippsland Hospital Dialysis Unit, the nurses and staff on Ward 3 and Lyrebird Village for their love and care of Benny during his illness.

Funeral Notice

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Mr Benito (Benny) Russo was live-streamed from St Ita’s Catholic Church, Drouin on FRIDAY (September 18) at 1.30 p.m.

A Burial was held at the Leongatha Cemetery.

Rosary was recited prior to the Mass at 1.10 p.m.

Due to the current restrictions, attendance is limited and by invitation only but to view the Service please click the link below.


Please click here to view the recording of the Funeral Mass.

Please click here to view the recording of Benny’s burial service.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Benny may be made to the West Gippsland Hospital Dialysis Unit.

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