NEW SMYRNA, Fla. - Robert D. Caruso, 76, of New Smyrna Beach, passed away peacefully at his home.
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He was born March 12, 1935, in Laconia, N.H. to Albert and Gracia Caruso.
Robert enjoyed fishing, every time you cast a line he would be right by your side. He was a character and had his own name for just about everyone dear to his heart. His favorite time was spent loving his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and sister, Loretta.
He drove truck for Waste Management before retiring.
He was a loving father and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his seven children, Cindy (Jody) Gilbert, Tony Caruso, Mary (Jim) Kerouack, Robert C. Caruso, Warren (Carol) Caruso, Jason (Andrea) Caruso, Becky (Joe) Caruso; two sisters, Josephine Switzer and Loretta York; a brother, Stephen Caruso; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Gracia Caruso, infant daughter; Rebecca Caruso; brothers, Albert and Warren Caruso; and sister, Jennie Rhodes.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. A time of sharing will follow the calling hours at 4 p.m., also at the funeral home.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Published in Citizen on Apr. 7, 2011