Ann passed away peacefully October 10, 2019 at the age of 93. Born January 12, 1926, in Salt Lake City, to Alphonso Russo and Virginia Mary Martignoni Russo. Graduated from South High School and attended Steven Henager Business School. Married Robert Julian Apgood on September 21, 1951, in Salt Lake City. Together they had four children; Robert Craig (Becky), Randall Scott (Carol), Kris Ann Pacheco, Randolyn (died shortly after birth). They lived and raised their family in the Millcreek area.
Mom and Dad always supported their children in their many interests from music to ice skating to sports. Family was Mom’s first priority. Her homemade meals and desserts are unforgettable. There were backyard BBQ’s, picnics, and fishing trips. Ann made many life-long friends in her Millcreek neighborhood. The past three years she resided at The Wentworth Assisted Living Center where she made many new friends.
Survived by her son Scott and daughter Kris. Grandchildren; Thomas Robert (Kierstin), Amanda Catherine and Taylor James Apgood, Christopher, Nicholas, Danyell Pacheco and great granddaughter Adilyn Pacheco. Also, survived by her sister Gloria (Bill) O’Reilly, and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband Robert, sister Dolores, brothers James, Ernest, Victor, Norman, John and Benito, son Robert Craig.
A viewing and celebration of Ann’s life will be on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. Guests are encouraged to use the complimentary valet parking on the north side of the building. Graveside service on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:30 am at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 4th Avenue and “T” Street.