Obituary: Carmela Caruso

Carmela Caruso

NAUGATUCK — Carmela “Lina” (Migliore) Caruso, 80, widow of Angelo Caruso, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Born in Vittoria, Sicily, on April 26, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Vincezo and Vincenza (D’Onolfo) Migliore. Carmela was a former seamstress at Leather Sportswear and Bridgeport Lingerie for many years. She enjoyed knitting and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving children, John Caruso of East Haven, Vincent Caruso of Rome, Ga., Joseph Caruso of Massachusetts, Enrico Caruso of Southington and Nancy Laviolette of Naugatuck; her sisters, Maria Tedona and Rosetta D’Angelo, both of Sicily; her 15 grandchildren; her eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Carmela was predeceased by her daughter, Concetta Caruso.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Grove Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Family and friend may call on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck.

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