Michael A. Russo, age 74

of Braintree

Michael A. Russo, age 74

Michael A. Russo, age 74, of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, died suddenly, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, surrounded by his loving family.

Michael was born in Quincy, to the late Angelo M. and Leonora (Varrasso) Russo. Raised and educated in Quincy, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1967, and later received an Associate degree from Bridgewater State University. He lived in Braintree for six years, previously Quincy for most of his life.

He was employed as a facilities manager for the CB Richard Ellis Group and maintained various Bank of America locations in the Greater Boston area for many years.

Michael served in the United States Army as a Sergeant during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Cyril P. Morrisette American Legion Post #294 in Quincy and was recently honored for fifty years of service.

He was an avid Boston sports fan.

Most of all, Michael was devoted to his family, especially to his children and grandchildren. He loved attending their games and sporting events and was proud of all their many accomplishments

Beloved husband for forty-seven years of Deborah S. (Erickson) Russo.

Devoted father of Michael A. Russo and his wife Lindsay of Braintree, Jeffrey W. Russo and his wife Courtney of Dedham, Jennifer F. Russell and her husband Ryan of Weymouth.

Loving Papa of Luca Russo, Lily Russo, Kiera, Caiden, and Patrick Russell.

The last of four siblings, Michael was predeceased by Augustine J. “Gus” Russo, Richard J. Russo, and Marie A. Grant.

Michael is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and their families.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, December 5, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Wednesday, December 6, at 10 a.m. Interment, with military honors, to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 93 Worcester Street, Wellesley, MA 02481.


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  • We are so sorry for your loss he was a great guy and will be missed.

  • Debbie and family
    Please except my deepest sympathy. I had the pleasure of working with Mike at the original Morrisette Post. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was so proud of his wife and family.
    May you rest in peace. “Until we meet again “

  • R.I.P. Mike,
    I was very sad to hear of Mike’s passing , He was one of those guy’s who everyone liked , he will be remembered by many with a smile and a tear.
    Skip Kearney

  • Michael, Lyndsay, Luca, Deborah and Russo Family, Our heartfelt sympathy to you all on Michael’s passing.
    Our prayers for all is that you keep all the wonderful , happy memories close in your hearts and minds. Love , Deb , Dave, Matt and Leah Deveau

  • Our condolences to the Russo Family. Big Mike was a wonderful guy with a big personality and a caring nature. His sense of humor was tremendous. His family is an incredible legacy and testimony to a life well-lived. We will miss him a lot. All of our best wishes, The Kane Family

  • The Akikie family send much comfort and love to the Russo family.

  • My condolences to the Russo family. I had the honor of serving with Mike in Berlin, a good soldier, a great friend.

  • Dear Debbie,, Mike, Jeff and Jen,
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I cannot imagine a better legacy than the three Russo “Kids” he left behind. He lives on in the values instilled in you: kindness, caring, and a strong work ethic. I know Debbie that you are as proud of them as Mike was. With deepest sympathy. Jessica

  • Debbie, just saw the notice of Mikes passing in the Quincy Sun. Can’t believe it as we just saw you at the rink a couple days before. So sorry to hear this.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this difficult time.