Carolyn F. (Kirby) Caruso

August 12, 1942 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 77)


Carolyn F. Caruso, 77, of East Syracuse, passed away peacefully at home March 12. She was born in Hibbing, MN. Carolyn was a communicant of St. Matthew's Church. She retired from Agway and was previously employed by General Electric. Carolyn enjoyed bowling, gardening and sewing and was an avid SU basketball fan.

She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph A. Caruso, siblings, Betty Gray and Cynthia Kotcher of Vermilion, OH, sister-in-law Leora Kirby of Bellevue, OH and many nieces and nephews. Carolyn was predeceased by her parents Kenneth B. and Myrtle E. Kirby, brothers Lonnie Kirby and Kenneth B. Kirby, J. and sister Myrtle Browning.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 17 at 8:30 am in Mathewson-Forani Funeral Home and 9 am in St. Matthew's Church, East Syracuse. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Minoa. Calling hours will be Monday March 16 from 4-7pm at the funeral home, 206 Kinne St., East Syracuse.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carolyn's name can be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North St., Liverpool, NY 13088 or Upstate Cancer Center, 750 E Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210. Leave condolences for the family on the Tribute Wall

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March 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mathewson-Forani Funeral Home, Inc.
206 Kinne St.
East Syracuse, New York 13057

Funeral Mass
March 17, 2020

9:00 AM
St. Matthew's Church
229 W. Yates St.
East Syracuse, New York 13057

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