Alice Russo

Alice Russo Obituary

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Age - 92

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October 7, 2023

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Exeter, NH

EXETER, NH Alice Joann (Bosworth) Russo, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on October 5, 2023. She was born on February 3, 1931 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Alice graduated from South High School and lived her adult life in Michigan when she wasn't traveling around the country in a motorhome with her husband of 63 years, Pete. She relocated to Exeter in 2011 and maintained a loving community of friends at 277 Water Street and Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She will be remembered for her fighting spirit, sharp mind, and insatiable sweet tooth. She is survived by her daughter Linda and her husband Dave Safford; grandchildren Geoff and Tina Safford, Jenny (Russo) Warner and Lacey Russo, and their families. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter Russo, of Grand Rapids and Exeter, and her son, Steve Russo, of Grand Rapids. Our family would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the nurses, physical therapists and staff at the Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their amazing loving kindness and exceptional care and respect they showed Alice during her stay with them. We will be forever grateful for your care and generosity. Thank you. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on October 15, 2023, at Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St. , Exeter, NH. The Rev. Robert Thompson will officiate. In lieu of flowers, tribute donations may be made in her memory to the COPD Foundation.

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