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“Frank, John, Angela and Families We were so saddened to hear of Aunt Mary's death. We will always remember the great times our families had...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Paul and Kathy - Greensburg, PA

“Dear Frank, John and Ang, We are so saddened to hear the news via phone and texts about Aunt Mary's death while we were in Kauai, Hawaii this past...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Carole and Jack Miller - PA

“Frank, John and Angie- Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your families during this...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Al and Martha White - OH

“Dear Frank, John, Angela, and Families. Joanne and I want to say how sorry we are for your loss. I loved your Mom. Her thoughts and good nature will...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Mark & Joanne Baumiller - OH

“Dear Caruso Family, Please accept my sympathy at your loss. I taught at Liberty the whole time Mary worked there. She was a faithful, helpful...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Jeanne Vaughan - Avon, OH

“I was saddened to hear of Mary's passing. I knew her mostly because of the Avon products she sold. I know she loved doing that. She started at...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Judy Selee - North Ridgeville, OH

“Please accept my deepest sympathies in the loss of your mother.She made life alot easier for me when my special needs son attended Liberty many yrs...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Betty Bridges-Drennen - akron, OH

“Mary and I (Library Teacher) worked at Liberty Elementary School in the early 1980's. She was so easy to be with and we liked to laugh together. ...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Barb Graham - Hudson, OH

“Mary...you will be missed by so many people. You were much loved by all of us that knew you . Thank you for some special memories. We are honored to...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Edith Forrest/Kathy Forrest & Daughters - OH

“Dear Frank, John, Angela, and families, Please accept our sympathy for the death of your dear mother. We will always remember Aunt Mary's smile and...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: James & Marianne Fritz - Apollo, PA

“John and Kathy, I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that I have all of you in my prayers. "Weeping may endure for a night but joys...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Leslie Peterson - Richmond, VA

“Dear John and Kathy, We were very saddened to hear the passing of your Mom. On our Ride The Rockies rides in Colorado, we remember how caring...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Aunt Joan and Uncle Dave - VA

“Dear Frank, John, Angela and Families, We were all so sorry to hear about Aunt Mary's death yesterday morning. Aunt Babe had asked for prayers for...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Murphy - Greensburg, PA

“Frank, John and Angela, spouses and children, Bob and I were so sorry to hear that Aunt Mary has passed away. She was a huge and very happy part of...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Bob and Debbie Rhodes - PA

“So sorry for your loss, our thoughts are prayers are with you. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin & Linda Greiner - OH

“Angie & Family, We are so sorry to hear that your beloved mother passed. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. The Fishers ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Fisher Family - Friend

“Dear Angie, deepest Sympathy on the loss of your mom. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Cheryl ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Cheryl Miller - OH


Mary B. Caruso, age 87, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Arden Courts Assisted Living in Westlake where she had resided for the past year. She previously resided in North Ridgeville for 42 years.
She was born November 11, 1924 in Greensburg, PA to the late Calogero and Lucia (nee Palachino) Bognano. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Dominic, Concetto, Samuel and John Bognano.
Mary was employed as an elementary school secretary at both Fields-Sweet and Liberty Elementary Schools in North Ridgeville. She also sold Avon for more than 25 years which she greatly enjoyed, not for the money, but because she liked talking to her customers. Mary made Avon's President's Club several times. In her free time, she also enjoyed swimming, exercising, traveling, reading, praying and putting together jigsaw puzzles. She found her greatest enjoyment in spending time with her family and friends.
Left to cherish her memory is her children, Frank (Cindy) of Avon, John (Kathy) of Medina and Angela Caruso-Smick (Dave) of Westlake; grandchildren, Shannon, Eric, Sara, Angelo, Dominic, Cameron and Ryan; sisters, Josephine Foti, Pauline Fritz and Mildred "Babe" Pacienza, all of Greensburg, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, from 12 noon until the time of funeral services at 2 p.m. Committal rites and entombment will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.