Michael J. Caruso
June 30, 2012
Michael J. Caruso, 72, of Kearny died on 6/30/12 at his home.
Visiting will be at The Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny (map/directions) on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated on Friday at 10AM at St. Cecilia's Church, Kearny (map/directions). Interment will be private.
Mr. Caruso was a Social Studies teacher at Glen Ridge Middle School for 25 years retiring in 1991. Mr. Caruso graduated from Kearny High School in 1957 where he played on the Varsity Basketball Team. He received a B.S. in Social Studies from Montclair State College in 1967. His loves were his dogs Buddy and Flash, he enjoyed spending time at his home in New York State and was an advocate in the preservation of wildlife.
He is the son of the late Joseph J. and Nicolina Di Paolo Caruso. Brother of Barbara Caruso. Uncle of John D. Caruso, Esq.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The National Audoban Society 225 Varick Street New York, New York 10014 (DONATE) would be appreciated.
The Caruso Family is grateful to the neighbors who became his adopted family.
Visiting - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial - St. Cecilia's Church, Kearny