04/29/1957 - 09/07/2021
On Tuesday September 7,2021, Susan Martino, beloved mother and grandmother passed away at Doctors Hospital, Sarasota Fl.
Susan was born on April 29, 1957 in Brooklyn, NY to Louis and Audrey (Herlihy) Russo. Susan raised her 3 sons in Brooklyn. During the 1980s and 1990s Susan was a second mom to many kids in her Bensonhurst neighborhood. Susan's world was completed when she became a Nonna to her 3 Grandsons. Susan relocated to Sarasota in February 2018.
Susan loved her family more than anything. She loved spending her days in her "heaven."
Some days she "took the sun" in the pool. While others she quietly enjoyed the Florida nature. Susan loved all kinds of music, from Elvis, pop, rock to EDM DJ Hardwell. Everyone Susan met was her friend. All of her friends were her family.
Susan is survived by son and daughter in law Anthony and Courtney Martino, Sarasota. Son Vincent Stronge, Sarasota. Sister Audrey Zimmerman, Effort Pennsylvania. Brother Louis Russo, Staten Island, NY. Grandsons Joseph and Ryan Martino and Dominick Stronge, Sarasota. Many cousins, nieces, nephews.
Susan is predeceased by her parents, Sisters JaneMarie Russo, Joan Plotkin, Brother Thomas Russo, Nephew Eric Zimmerman and Son John Stronge.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated September 25,2021 10am at Incarnation Catholic Church 2901 Bee Ridge Rd Sarasota