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 Gabriel Caruso

Gabriel Caruso

Birth
Calabria, Italy
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 91)
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 100008574 · View Source
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Obituary for Gabriel Caruso
Of Waltham, died peacefully at his home on October 31, 2012.

Born February 21, 1921 to George and Nicoletta (Paola) Caruso in Conflenti, Italy, province of Calabria. He immigrated to the U.S. via New York City in 1937 on the S.S. Rex and resided in Bridgeport, CT. He worked for Norwalk Hat Company in Norwalk, CT from 1939-1943.

Thereupon he joined the United States Army where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in January 1945 for meritorious achievement in ground operations against the enemy at the European Theater of Operations. He became an American citizen in May of 1944 and was discharged from the Army in 1946. In 1949, he decided that the Army was a good place to be, so he re-enlisted and was assigned to Infantry Regiment in Berlin where he achieved the rank of sergeant and was discharged in 1952.

He was the husband of Pasqualina Nicolazzo for 60 years. Resident of Waltham for 57 years. Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Joseph and Philip Caruso, and brother-in-law, Bruno Nicolazzo. Father of George J. Caruso, Gina Caruso and the late RoseMary Washburn. Grandfather of T.J., Valerie, Michelle, Natalie and Kayla and Great-Grandfather of Haylee, Gavin and Gabriella Rose. He is also survived by his brother-in-laws Michelangelo, Gennaro and John Nicolazzo, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

For 35 years, Mr. Caruso owned and operated a successful landscape gardening business. Prior to that he worked as a machinist at Godino & Sons in West Newton. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston College Eagles. Gabriel enjoyed watching westerns and playing country music.

Relatives & Friends are respectfully invited to attend Funeral Services from the Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody St, WALTHAM on Saturday morning Nov. 3rd at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Gabriel's Life at Sacred Heart Church, 311 River St, Waltham at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visiting Hours on Friday Nov. 2nd from 2 - 4 & 6 - 9 p.m. Parking attendants on duty.


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  • Created by: Lulabell
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100008574
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gabriel Caruso (21 Feb 1921–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100008574, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Lulabell (contributor 46557236) .