Nancy J. Russo, 75

December 26, 2008

SEPT. 16, 1933-DEC. 23, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Nancy J. Russo, 75, of Chambersburg, died Tuesday Dec. 23, 2008, at her home. 

Born Sept. 16, 1933, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Lower Otterbein Wolff Jr. and Blanche Elizabeth Osler Wolff. 

She was a 1951 graduate of Chambersburg High School. 

She worked in the fraud department at Citicorp in Hagerstown, retiring after more than seven years.   She was active with the Parent Teacher Organization and was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Salvatore "Sal" J. Russo, whom she married April 14, 1956; three children, Angela Russo Austin, Michael J. Russo and Sally A. Russo Umbrell, all of Chambersburg; one brother, Jack L. Wolff of Fayetteville, Pa.; five grandchildren; and several nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.


A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. James R. O'Brien will be celebrant. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA  17202, or to Hope Lodge of Central Pennsylvania, 125 Lucy Ave., Hummelstown, PA  17036.

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