Edward C. Dello Russo, Jr. died peacefully surrounded by his family at home November 23, 2018 in Longwood, Florida at the age of 46.
Edward is survived by his wife of 13 years, Leslie Ann Dello Russo; children, Riley and Nathaniel (Nate); sibling, Brenda Reinert, Apopka, Florida. He is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Francis Dello Russo and father, Edward Charles Dello Russo.
Edward was born on November 23, 1972 in Melrose, Massachusetts. He graduated from Lake Brantley High School in 1991. He met his wife, Leslie, in 2000 and welcomed Riley (2006) and Nate (2007) into their home and set about teaching them all he knows about cars, sports and being a true fighter. Edward fought a long battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma for 11 years. His wife, children and family remember him as a supportive and fun-loving man who encouraged them to pursue their goals.
A funeral is scheduled for Monday, November 26, 2018 at Highland Funeral Home, 3329 East Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703, beginning with a viewing at 10:00 a.m. and services at 12 noon. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Edward's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Condolences can be sent to www.highlandfh.com
Sending much love and prayers to you and your family. He is at peace, I pray you find comfort and your heart heals. You are the strongest woman I have ever met, and such a ray of sunshine. God Bless you and the kids xo
Tammy MathersRockledge, FL
Praying that your family finds rest, peace and comfort in our Heavenly Father and cherished memories.
"He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." Psalm 147:3
Michael Pool and FamilySan Antonio, TX
To the Dello Russo family I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Eddie for 12 years and he was a great man. I am unable to attend the services but please know I am praying for all of you.
Cindy DurneySanford, FL
Our Big Daddy Russo adventures will never be the same without you, but I know you will be watching over us. You’ll be like our guardian angel, especially when Sean is driving. We love you!!!
Dawn SimmonsLoganville, GA