Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home

2005 West 6th St Brooklyn, NY 11223


  • Michael G Rizzotto

    General Manager

    Since 1993, Michael has provided compassionate care to the families of Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home. Michael earned his degree in mortuary science from the American Academy McAllister Institute in 1990, graduating Magna Cum Laude and president of his class. He also earned an associate's degree in science from St. John's University. He is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial team, guiding you through one of the most personal and difficult times in life.

    When Michael is not serving families, he enjoys gardening, music, woodworking, reading, cooking, antique automobiles and traveling. He, along with his family, are avid winemakers. Michael is very much involved in his community: President of the St. Leo Holy Name Society, 4th degree Knight of Columbus (serving as treasurer of Samuel Cardinal Stritch Council), Catholic Cemetery Guild, Bensonhurst West End Community Council, Brooklyn Chapter of UNICO National (treasurer), past distinguished lieutenant governor of the Brooklyn Division of Kiwanis International, distinguished past president of the Kiwanis Club of Gravesend Brooklyn and a member of the National Federation of Italian-American Societies.