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Vincent Russo III

Born August 29, 1967

Vincent Russo III, age 49, of Millsboro, DE, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017.

Born in Woodbury, NJ on August 29, 1967, Vinny was the son of Vincent Russo, Jr. and Helen E. (Atkinson) Russo. He proudly served his country as an 11- year veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard, where he was a member of the 160th Engineer Company. A master electrician by trade for 32 years, Vinny worked as an electrician for the State of Delaware for 7 years.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hiking, and kayaking. Vinny was a motorcycle enthusiast who looked forward to riding his Harley. He adored spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews, and cherished his many friendships, including those made with his fellow guard members. Vinny will be remembered as an extremely well-liked individual who was always willing to to help others. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Vinny was preceded in death by his father, Vincent Russo, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Helen E. Russo of Newark; brother, Scott Russo of Mechanicsburg, PA; sister, Jennifer DiLuzio and her husband, Michael of Newark; nephews, Scott J. Russo, Jr. and Charles Bryant Russo; nieces, Madalin S. DiLuzio and Addison R. DiLuzio; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. Interment will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd., Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Vinny’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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  • I am very sorry for the loss of Vinnie. He was always happy and I enjoyed my time when we were kids in Four Seasons. So many pool memories! My prayers are with Helen, Scott, Jennifer, and all of their family. May God grant you peace in you time of need.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the family., Vinny you will be truly missed, I remember all the great times we had spent together when we were younger.I will never forget you.

  • The world is not the same Vinman. I cherish the memories, opportunity and honor of being your friend. Everytime I close my eyes all I can see is your ear to ear wide eyed grin. Friends like you are few and far between. I will never forget you bud. You are truly “all that and a bag of chips”. I love you brother.

  • Vinny, you’re a great man who gave all. Your jokes and smile will be missed brother. May God bless your soul.

  • Many good memories until we meet again old friend

  • My deepest condolences to the Russo Family for the loss of their son, brother, cousin, grandson.. my heart is deeply saddened to hear of his loss. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers

  • Rest in peace my friend. Hadn’t seen you in so many years. One of my first friends that I will dearly miss. Till I see you again….

  • You will truly be missed. We had a lot of great times when we were younger and so sorry we hadn’t reconnected through the years. You were a great friend and many of us have a lot of wonderful memories that you helped to create. RIP Vinny.

  • Our family’s prayers are with the entire family and friends of Vincent “Vinny” Russo III that the peace and comfort that is needed during this time is dearly felt and keep you through this time and throughout times to come. May thoughts of the good times/memories keep your hearts filled with hope and peace through the journey of missing a loved one. With our love, The Guy Family.

  • Helen, our prayers are with you, Jennifer, Scott, grandchildren and family.

  • I just found out about your passing my friend and I am still in shock. You had a smile that lit up a room and you were always able to put one on my face. You had a good heart and would bend over backwards to help anyone in need. You were a gentlemen, which is rare these days. I know you are with God and whatever struggles you had are now over. Rest In Peace Vinnie, you will truly be missed by many. My condolences to the Russo family.