Carol A. Russo, 83, (nee Zimmerman) of Lorain passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the U.H. Elyria Medical Center following a long illness.
Mrs. Russo was born in Sheffield Township on December 21, 1934, the daughter of the late John and Ruth (nee Downey) Zimmerman. She was a graduate of Clearview High School, Class of 1952.
She was a member of Amherst Church of the Nazarene in Amherst.
Mrs. Russo and her late husband Joe owned and operated Mr. Softee ice cream trucks for 50 years and also owned and operated a Baskin Robbins Ice Cream store in Elyria.
She enjoyed playing bingo, all sports, fishing and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mrs. Russo is survived by son John P.(Carol) Russo of Lorain, 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, sister Darlene Ewing of Haleyville, AL, brothers, Thomas (Melody) Zimmerman of Lorain and John "Jack" (Mary Lynn) Zimmerman of Cape Coral, FL;
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Guiseppe "Joe" Russo in 2008, brother William "Bud" Zimmerman and sisters Violet Zimmerman and Janet Zimmerman.
Friends may call on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 PM and 7-9 PM in the Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th Street, Lorain.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home Rev. Richard Henry, pastor of the Amherst Church of the Nazarene, officiating.
Burial will be in the Ridge Hill Memorial Park Amherst Twp.