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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Anthony J. Caruso

05/13/1935 — 10/09/2022

A close-up photo of Anthony J. Caruso smiling for the camera

Anthony J. Caruso, age 87 of Painesville, passed away October 9th, 2022 at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 13th, 1935 in Cleveland to the late Mary and Dominic Caruso.

Anthony received his Bachelor of Science degree from Lake Erie College, graduating Magna Cum Laude, after which, he began his career as a self-employed accountant.

Anthony enjoyed boating and being on the water. He loved cooking, music, and playing in a jazz band where he played the organ, piano and the accordion. He most loved spending time with his family. He is now sailing toward the sunset with his late son Jimmy.

Anthony is the loving husband of 39 years to Nona Caruso (nee Dickey); dearest father of the late Jimmy (Debbie) Caruso, Kim (Nick) Trem, Karen Miller, Caroline (Greg) Suba, Michael Caruso, Mary (John) McKeon, John (Allison) Caruso, Deanna (Jeff) Morganti, Jeffrey (Maria) Simmons and Mishelle (Mario) Ragusa; grandfather of eighteen: great grandfather of six; beloved brother of Grace (Joe) Riola; uncle of many.

The Caruso family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, October 14th at Jeff Monreal Funeral Home, 1000 Mentor Ave., Painesville. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made in Anthony’s name to Tunnel to Towers Foundation www.t2t.org

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3 Replies to “Anthony J. Caruso”

  1. I can remember, as teenagers, Tony would never let John and me out of the house without cash in our pockets! Thanks Tony! Love ya


  2. I’ll always remember Anthony as a intense little league football coach for the light weight Ram’s of the willowick football league. For the family, I’m sorry


  3. I remember how kind and generous Tony was. Once I did not have a car and Tony gave me a car! Thank you so very much, Tony.


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