Rosina (Rose) DiCelie Russo, 96, of New Haven, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2016 at the CT Hospice, Branford.  She was the beloved wife of the late Armand S. Russo.  Rose was born in New Haven on May 22, 1919; daughter of the late Vincenzo and Anna Turcio DiCelie.  Rose dedicated her life to being a mother and grandmother.  She is survived by children Armand Russo (Rosemary); James Russo (Linda); Patricia Fusco; Donna Considine (Robert); Lynda Russo-Johnston; Edward Russo; twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by a son-in-law Dr. Wilbur D. Johnston; a grandson Armand Vincent (AJ) Russo; brothers Dominic and Michael DiCelie and a sister Concetta Polverari.

Family and friends are invited to go directly to St. Frances Cabrini Church, 90 Pond Hill Rd., North Haven on Tuesday, March 22nd at 9:00 am to attend a Mass of Christian burial and are also invited to attend the committal services immediately following in All Saints Cemetery.  There will be no visiting hours.