Of Saugus. Age 62, died unexpectedly on October 28th in Tarpon Springs, FL. He wintered in Hudson, FL. Jim was the husband of Linda (Muzzioli) Russo, with whom he would have celebrated 32 years of marriage on Friday, November 3rd.
Born and raised in Everett, he was the son of the late James T. and Rosemarie (Cardillo) Russo. He was the Class Valedictorian in 1979 from Everett High School, Jim went on to Boston University and worked for many years as a biomedical engineer. He was an avid sports fan and liked watching the Bruins and Patriots.
Besides his wife he is survived by two sons: Joseph Russo and Nicholas Russo both of Saugus. He was the brother of Rosanne Russo of Stoneham.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, on Friday, November 3 from 2-5 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Friends of BU Hockey, 285 Babcock Street, Boston, MA 02215.