RUSSO, FRANCES A., - 86, of Ventnor, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, October 9, 2017. Born and raised in Philadelphia by her parents John and Frances (nee Diego) DeLuca, she was one of 9 children, with 6 sisters and 2 brothers. Frances worked for many years in the Banking field. She enjoyed family functions but was mainly a private person following the death of her husband Samuel. Most recently had resided at Shalom House in Ventnor. Frances is survived by only two of her 8 siblings; Mary Simio an Julie Palumbo and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for family will be conducted 11:00am Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Mausoleum of Holy Cross Cemetery, Route 40 (Harding Highway), Mays Landing, NJ 08330. In lieu of flowers, her family would appreciated donations in her name to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Gifts, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN. 38148-0142. Arrangements by the Gormley Funeral Home LLC, AC.