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Carmen DiRusso

Carmen DiRusso

Sunday, July 16th, 1944 Thursday, February 27th, 2020

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Obituary for Carmen R. DiRusso

February 27, 2020. Beloved husband, together for 61 yrs., to MaryAnn (nee Baldino). Devoted father of Lea DiRusso (Amr Osman) and Carmen J. DiRusso (Simon Qiao). Loving grandfather of Alysa and Ashton. Loving son of Lena (nee Lombertino) and the late Victor DiRusso. Dear twin brother of Girard DiRusso. Dear brother-in-law of Angela (Anthony) Natale, JoAnn Baldino and Joseph Baldino; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Carmen was first and foremost a family man who enjoyed spending time with his family. An avid cook, he loved cooking for everyone. He was a proud Army Reserve Veteran serving seven years during the Vietnam War. A proud Teamster of Local 500 for over 30 years. He was the Labor Coordinator for the Philadelphia Convention Center.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing Tuesday eve 6:30 P.M. to 9 P.M. and Funeral Wednesday morning 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. at Vincent Gangemi Funeral Home, Inc. 2232-40 S. Broad St. (at Wolf St.) Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M. at St. Richard's Church, 18th and Pollock Sts. Interment private.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Vincent Gangemi Funeral Home, Inc.
    2232-2240 S. Broad Street
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    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Vincent Gangemi Funeral Home, Inc.
    2232-2240 S. Broad Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 | 10:30am
    St. Richard's Church
    18th. and Pollock Streets
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    Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

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Joe Voelker

Dear DiRusso Family, very sorry for your loss. Carmen was a great and kind man who took great pride in his family and his work. He will be missed by all of us. Friend and Union Brother Joe he told me how to make his Lemon Chicken,unbelievable
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Edward Horwitz

I first met Chubby when we were working together at the Reading Terminal in 1961. He proudly showed me in a freshly poured sidewalk block, "CDR MAB"
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