Massena-Mary F. Rusello, 83, of Syracuse and formerly of Massena, passed away on May 16, at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
She was born on June 7, 1928 in Massena, the daughter of Andrew and Regina (Stutz) Francis. Mary married Peter P. Rusello on October 17, 1964 at St. Mary's Church in Massena. Mr. Rusello predeceased her on May 5, 1997.
Mary is survived by a sons, Andrew Chris and his wife Johnna of Syracuse with whom she resided, Steven R. and Sheri of Massena, Paul M. and his wife Karen of Apex, NC: stepsons, Peter G. and his wife Carole of Crestwood, KY; Robert M. and his wife Denise of Tamarac, FL.; seven grandchildren, Krissy, Peter (PJ), Lindsey, Amber, Christopher (CJ), Brandon, Zack, and Willie Rusello. Many nieces and nephews, brothers Steve, Mike, George, Andy and a sister Liz.
She was predeceased by brothers and a sister. Mary was employed at the Village Inn, Fishman's Store and the cafeteria at Alcoa. Memorial contributions may be made to Massena Rescue Squad. Friends and family may call on Monday, May 21, from 11 until the time of the funeral.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com