Kimberly A. “Kim” (Leaman) Russo, age 55

of East Bridgewater

Kimberly A. “Kim” (Leaman) Russo, age 55

Kimberly A. “Kim” (Leaman) Russo, age 55, of East Bridgewater, formerly of Abington and Halifax, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Kim was born in Quincy, raised and educated in Pembroke and was a graduate of Pembroke High School. She had lived in East Bridgewater for three years, previously in Abington and Halifax.

She was employed as a certified nurse’s aide and had worked several years at the Pembroke Hospital in the geriatric unit. Kim had also worked in private duty nursing.

She enjoyed gardening and the outdoors.

Most of all, Kim was dedicated to her family and friends.

Beloved wife of John M. Russo.

Devoted mother of Kerri Delianediz and her husband Paul of Mashpee, Katelyn Finch and her husband Neil of Worcester, Kaily Poch and her fiancé David Galotti of Plymouth.

Step-mother of Courtney Russo of Brighton.

Loving grandmother of Alexis, Gracie, Courtney, Brady, Daisy, Jonathan and Hadley.

Cherished daughter of Patricia D. (Skinner) Leaman Hegarty and her husband Ronald Regan of Florida and the late David J. Leaman.

Dear sister of Michael Leaman and his wife Liz of Kingston, Scott Leaman and his wife Maryann of Plymouth and Kirk Leaman and his fiancée April Duffy of Whitman. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Kim is also survived by her childhood friend, Brenda Hammond MacLean and her family of Kingston.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Evangelist Church, 210 Central Street, East Bridgewater on Saturday, April 6th at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Friday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment Central Cemetery, East Bridgewater.

For those who wish, donations in Kimberly’s memory, to support cancer research and patient care, may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.


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  • John,
    We are so sorry to hear of Kim’s passing. Kim was a beautiful and loving person. We hope happy memories can bring all of you comfort. Sending love and prayers to all of you.

    Marie and John A Russo

  • Our deepest condolences to Kim’s entire family at this difficult time. May Kim RIP.

    Caroline & Chris Frattasio
    San Diego , California

  • I am truly sorry for the loss of Kim. She finally found her love, spoke of her grandchildren fondly, and enjoyed going out with us girls on Thursday nights— she passed a happy woman. Here life was shortened, but she lived it while she was in it. God Bless Kim and her family!!!
    Sue Larkin-Bullard

  • So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • We send our sincerest sympathies and abundant prayers to Kim’s family and friends. May she rest in peace with her many blessings in this life. Our condolences, Donna and Jay

  • So sorry Kim was a beautiful lady too young to pass…Our condolences to your family…Mary,Robert and Debra..

  • My deepest condolences to Mitch, the entire family and many friends during this difficult time……

  • There’s never an easy way to say “sorry for your loss” or ” our condolences and sympathies”. We just want you to know that we love you and are praying that you get a chance to celebrate Kim’s life. In the end, LOVE is all that matters and all that endures.
    Dan, Christina, Vicary, & Lily Delianedis

  • Our sincere and deepest sympathy.
    The Webster Family

  • I am sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers. Kerrie, I did not know your Mom, but being the wonderful person you are, your Mom must have been an outstanding Mom and woman. God bless each and every one. 🙏