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Obituary for Daniel Christian Russo

Daniel Christian Russo, 36, of Glen Cove, NY, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2023, at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY.

He was born in Queens, NY, adopted by Anthony C. and Mary Anne (Matzerath) Russo who currently reside in Ephrata, PA.

Daniel attended AHRC School and Hub Site, Long Island, NY. He loved music, with Amazing Grace being his favorite song. Daniel had a positive attitude and energy, had a nice smile, loved dancing and was always ready for a good time. He never had enough meatball sandwiches!

In addition to his parents, he is survived by five siblings, Guy, husband of Katie Russo, Matthew Russo, David Russo, John Francis Russo and Maria Grace Russo.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Russo.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm, at Stradling Funeral Home, 201 Church Avenue, Ephrata, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 11 AM, at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 320 Church Ave., Ephrata, PA, with Father Bob Harrison, C.Ss. R. as celebrant. Final Commendation and Farewell will take place in Witness Park, Lititz, PA.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at