Lena Caruso

Lena Caruso, 95, of 7296 St. Marys Rd., Ridgway, died Monday, Aug. 18 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. She was born Oct. 2, 1918 in Wilmer, daughter of the late Sylvio and Idelema (Gavazzi) Mori. She was married to Anthony F. Caruso who preceded her in death on July 13, 2004. She had resided in Ridgway for most of her life, and she was a member of the St. Leo Catholic Church. She is survived by two sons, Rob Caruso (Joan) of York, and Mark A. Caruso (Carrie) of Ridgway; 3 grandchildren, Nicole, Nathan and Bryan.Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ki Mori. A Memorial Mass for Lena Caruso will be celebrated at St. Leo Catholic Church on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Fr. Brian E. Vossler, the pastor of St. Leo Catholic Church.Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, and there will be no visitation. Memorials, if desired, can be made to St. Leo Catholic Church or to the Ridgway Fire Department.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Thompson Funeral Home.