Evelyn Jean Caruso, age 82, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at Kindred Hospital in Greenfield. Evelyn was born in Gile, WI, daughter of the late John and Josephine (Nee: Skendriel) Conhartoski.
She was married to Enrico Caruso for 22 years, who preceded her in death in 1987. Evelyn was a homemaker most of her life and she also worked as a waitress. She enjoyed bowling and mainly being with people. Above all, she was a loving and giving person. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her children, Sandra German of Woodstock, GA, Marilyn (Fred) Hogarth of Franksville, Roger (Michele) Caruso of Tampa, FL, Donald (Angie) Caruso of Melbourne, FL, John Caruso of Racine, Kathleen Caruso of Racine; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Helen Masty of Lake Station, IN, Estella “Cookie” (John) Kolodziejczyk, Ironwood, MI, Dora (Bob) Ruby of Leesburg, FL, Marie Vargovich of Holtz, MI, John (Betty) Conhartoski of Milwaukee, Paul (Julie) Conhartoski of Milwaukee; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
In addition to her parents and former husband, she was preceded in death by three sons, Robert, Alex and Dennis; three sisters, Gloria, Alice Ceccon and Josephine Lampert; and four brothers, Robert, Richard, Stanley (killed in Korean War) and Andrew.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, November 11, 2009, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Alice Taves officiating. Relatives and friends may meet at the funeral home with the family Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Memorials suggested to American Diabetes Association.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888