Barbara Caruso, 75 of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin. Born in Englewood, NJ, she lived in Norwood, NJ, Northvale, NJ, Nanuet, NY and Westbrookville, NY before moving to Little Egg Harbor, IN 2008. She was a Florist, working for Park Ridge Florists, Park Ridge, NJ. She was a member of St. Theresa’s Church, Little Egg Harbor. Barbara enjoyed gardening, dancing, entertaining and was a very good cook. She lived to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her parents Michael F. and Marion Morello Bocchino, loving husband August J. Caruso in 2013, her daughter Tambre Ann in 1960, her brother and sister-in-law Chubby and Joan Bocchino, her sister-in-laws: Betty Bocchino, Theresa Stasko and Anita Caruso.
She is survived by her sons Scott August Caruso of Little Egg Harbor, Ricky Joseph Caruso of Tenn., and Craig August Caruso of FL, her brothers S. Joseph Bocchino, Michael Bocchino (Mariann), and Frank Bocchino (Carol), brother-in-law Carlo Caruso, her grandchildren Kaitlyn Caruso Cardenas (Nigel), Reba Hall and Ricky Joseph Caruso Jr. and her great grandchildren Tyler Caruso, Luciano Cardenas, Chloe Hall, Bella Hall and friend Anthony Palomba.
Viewing hours will be held on Sunday December 28, 2014 from 2pm to 6pm and Monday December 29 from 10am until the service at 11am at Maxwell Funeral Home 160 Mathistown Rd Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087.
Please make donations to the Alzheimers Association at www.alz.org and/or The American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org/donate