Ralph Caruso

Obituary of Ralph P. Caruso

Ralph P. Caruso, 66, of Hopelawn, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016 at JFK Haven Hospice in Edison after a valiant battle with bone cancer. Mr. Caruso was born in Jersey City and had lived in Hopelawn for the last forty-one years. Ralph was a machine mechanic and worked at various companies throughout the years, most recently at the FedEx receiving terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport, until 2002. Ralph enjoyed playing chess and had a love of music. He was an avid fisherman and fan of horse racing. He was predeceased by his brother, Benjamin Caruso, and his step-father, Charlie Ferguson. He is survived by his loving wife of forty-six years, Laraine (Kress) Caruso; his beloved daughter, Lori J. Miller and her husband Scott of South Plainfield; two dear grandchildren, Sophia and Charlie; his mother, Helen Ferguson; his brother, Eugene Newton; his nephew Kevin Newton; and his grand-nephews, Eathan and Mikah Newton. Visitation hours will be held Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Mitruska Funeral Home, 531 New Brunswick Ave. in Fords. Private cremation services to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Alex's Lemonade Stand, 111 Presidential Blvd., Suite 203, Bala Cynwynd, PA 19004, or online at alexslemonade.org.


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Mitruska Funeral Home, Inc.
531 New Brunswick Ave.
Fords, New Jersey, United States