Alfredo Russo: January 2, 1956 – May 29, 2016

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    Alfredo Russo, 60, of Fort Myers Beach, FL passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016.  He was born in Torchiati, Italy to Francesco and Ana Maria Russo. He is survived by his loving son, Franco Russo of Florida and his brother Osvaldo Russo and nephew Francesco Russo of Italy.

    Alfredo came to America in 1975 and started his career in the restaurant business in Boston, MA. Later in 1988 he moved to Florida where he has been a long-time resident of Fort Myers Beach. He was a successful Restaurateur with Junkanoo on The Beach, Fresh Catch Bistro and his newest venture Sunset Beach Tropical Grill. He was prominently known for his love of family, friends and gatherings. Alfredo will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

    The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5 until 8pm at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens, 525 111th Ave. N, Naples, FL.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday at 12pm at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N, Naples, FL. Entombment to follow at Naples Memorial Gardens.

    In lieu of customary remembrances, please consider memorials in Alfredo’s name to The Michael DeCarlo Foundation, www.DecarloFoundation.org.