Raymond W. Russo Sr., 70 of Castleton, NY passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Stratton VA Medical Center with his family by his side. Raymond was born in Brooklyn, NY March 23, 1947. Raymond is survived by his wife Joan (Proetto) Russo, his children Raymond W. Russo Jr., and his twins Natalie Russo and Jonathan J. Russo. Raymond had a zest for life, he lived for and loved his kids more than anything, enjoyed spending time with his dogs, and was always willing to help others in need. There will be a private viewing for the family and the final interment will be at Long Island National Cemetery, February 8th at 2pm. Donations in memory of Raymond can be made to Best Friends Animal Society or St. Francis Mission Foundation in Rapid City, SD.