Louise Russo Morgano, age 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 24, 2018. Born in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Alfonse and Carmela Pepe Russo. Louise and her late husband Vito Morgano, were married on February 21, 1959 and lived in the West Long Branch Community for many years.
She is survived by two sons, Victor Morgano and wife Michele, and Paul Morgano and wife Susan; six grandchildren, Courtney Rivera and husband Jose, Gabrielle Morgano, Patrick Morgano and wife Jill, Noelle Morgano, Victoria Morgano, and Mary Paige Bullard and husband Marcus; four great grandchildren, Camden, Ava Gianna, Vito, and Luciana; and two sisters, Christine Ragonese and Rosalie Cappiello.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown, South Carolina and on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. Funeral, Monday, January 7, 2019; 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church in West End. Entombment will be held in Woodbine Mausoleum, Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, National Headquarters, 225 N. Michigan Ave. FL. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.