Howard Beach’s Paul Russo, active community member and son of restaurateur, dies at the age of 33

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Paul Russo

A Richmond Hill restaurant will hold services this week for a family member who passed away this week.

Paul Russo passed away this week after battling cancer at 33 years old. He is survived by his parents, George and Antha, and his siblings George, Arianna, Nicolette and Giovana.

A real estate broker for MetroNet Realty, Russo served as the president of the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens. Russo was also active with Russo’s on the Bay and Villa Russo, which are both owned by his family.

Russo’s wake will take place at Villa Russo, located 101-12 Lefferts Blvd. in Richmond Hill, on Aug. 1-2 from 4 to 9 p.m. each day. The funeral Mass will take place on Aug. 3 at 10:45 a.m. at St. Helen’s Church, located at 157-10 83rd St. in Howard Beach.