Leonard J. "Lenny" Caruso of Weymouth, died April 2, 2014. Lenny was born, raised, and educated in Braintree. When he returned home after serving in the Navy during World War II
, Lenny settled down in Weymouth, where he and his wife Getrude E. (Sullivan) raised a family and remained through retirement. Lenny worked as a pipefitter and after retirement he enjoyed working at St. Jerome's Church in Weymouth for many years. His large family always kept him busy and although he enjoyed many things he most enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Lenny was predeceased by his beloved wife of over 55 years, Gertrude. He was the devoted father to Kevin T. Caruso of Weymouth, Cheryl A. Cardillo and her husband George of Weymouth, Mari-jayne McVay and her husband William of Weymouth, Nancy Clancy of Weymouth, John P. Caruso of Weymouth, Jacalyn Thurston and her husband Richard of Norwell, and the late Leonard Caruso Jr. of Florida. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours Sunday 3-7 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, at 40 Sea Street (off Rte. 3A-Bicknell Sq.), North Weymouth. Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday prior to the funeral Mass in St. Jerome Church, Weymouth, at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth, to follow. Donations in Leonards memory may be made to the Colonial Nursing Home Resident Memorial Fund, 125 Broad St., Weymouth, MA 02188, or to Beacon Hospice, 32 Resnik Rd., Suite 3, Plymouth, MA 02360. See www.Keohane.com
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