Russell A. Caruana, 80, of Bolivia, beloved husband of Marianne Caruana, passed away on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Brunswick Novant Medical Center.
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Russ was a senior vice-president of finance at The Methodist Hospital in New York. He was active in local and national levels of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and was president of The Metropolitan N.Y. Chapter HFMA, 1969-70.
He was the author of "Organizing a Healthcare Financial Services Division." Russ had an M.B.A. from New York University in 1960 and an accounting degree from Long Island University.
Surviving are his wife, Marianne Caruana; a son, Vincent D. Caruana, M.D. and wife Tina of New Hampshire; two daughters, Christine Brando and Carol Verrastro and husband Thomas, all of New Jersey; two sisters, Maria Sabella and husband John, and Grace Alba and husband Bill; and seven grandchildren, Brittney Brando, Alyssa Caruana, Amanda Brando, Nicole Brando, Steven Verrastro, and Lauren Verrastro.
A funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Trent Watts officiating.
Inurnment will be in the church columbarium and a reception will follow the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5269 Dosher Cutoff Southeast, Southport, NC 28461.
You may send online condolences to www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.
Arrangements by Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Dec. 14, 2012
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