Thursday, February 16, 2017

Michele Russo passes away

Michele Russo, the wife of former mayor Anthony Russo and mother to Councilman Michael Russo passed away early this morning after a long illness. She was 67.

Michele Russo at a 2012 Hoboken City Council meeting

Michele Russo was the former head of the previous entity of the Hoboken Parking Utility and most recently held a position with the Union City Board of Education. She had been a real estate agent in Hoboken prior and led a cheer group supporting Hoboken girls for many years.

As part of an active political family, she was involved in municipal and BoE elections over decades.

She lived with her husband at 10 Church Towers and is survived by her husband Anthony and her sons.