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Anthony J. “Tony” Caruso Sr.

Warren, Ohio

March 14, 1943 - July 8, 2024

Anthony J. “Tony” Caruso Sr. Obituary

Warren – Anthony J. “Tony” Caruso Sr., 81, of Cortland, passed away on Monday afternoon, July 8, 2024, at Gillette Nursing Home in Warren.

Tony was born on March 14, 1943, in Dubois, PA, a son of Anthony and Bernice (Gillis) Caruso.

He graduated from Lackawanna High School and Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering.

Tony worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, where he stayed for over 35 years. During his career, Tony oversaw numerous aspects of commercial and military jet engine manufacturing.

Outside of work, Tony was very active. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, coaching baseball, and hunting. Tony was a Christmas light enthusiast known for his meticulous and creative decorating skills. Most of all, Tony loved his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Tony will always be remembered by his children, Dr. Anthony Jr. (Melissa) Caruso of Cortland and Suzanne (Chris) Copley of Aurora; seven grandchildren, Anthony, Gianna, and Sofia Caruso and Mason, Morgan, Mitchell, and Matthew Copley. Sisters Barbara (John) Burkholder and Deborah Gibson; brothers-in-law Donald Bracci and Robert Harris; sisters-in-law Barbara (Dan) Beres and Marie Muisalowski, all of Buffalo, NY; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Tony was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Joyce Caruso; brother, Alec Caruso; sister, Marlene Bracci; sister-in-law, Paula Harris; and brothers-in-law, Robert Musialowski and Al Gibson.

Family and friends may visit and pay tribute to Tony on Monday, July 15, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel of Warren, 1884 North Road NE.

Additional calling hours will be Tuesday, July 16, 2024, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel.

A Funeral Service will follow on Tuesday at the funeral home at 11 a.m., with Rev. Carl Kish presiding.

Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Bazetta.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tony’s name to Breakthrough T1D (formerly JDRF), 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, New York 10281, to support diabetes research.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book, and send condolences to Tony’s family.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Anthony J. “Tony” Caruso Sr. hosted by Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel.

Warren – Anthony J. “Tony” Caruso Sr., 81, of Cortland, passed away on Monday afternoon, July 8, 2024, at Gillette Nursing Home in Warren.

Tony was born on March 14, 1943, in Dubois, PA, a son of Anthony and Bernice (Gillis) Caruso.

He graduated from Lackawanna High School and Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering.

Tony worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, where he stayed for over 35 years. During his career, Tony oversaw numerous aspects of commercial and military jet engine manufacturing.

Outside of work, Tony was very active. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, coaching baseball, and hunting. Tony was a Christmas light enthusiast known for his meticulous and creative decorating skills. Most of all, Tony loved his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Tony will always be remembered by his children, Dr. Anthony Jr. (Melissa) Caruso of Cortland and Suzanne (Chris) Copley of Aurora; seven grandchildren, Anthony, Gianna, and Sofia Caruso and Mason, Morgan, Mitchell, and Matthew Copley. Sisters Barbara (John) Burkholder and Deborah Gibson; brothers-in-law Donald Bracci and Robert Harris; sisters-in-law Barbara (Dan) Beres and Marie Muisalowski, all of Buffalo, NY; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Tony was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Joyce Caruso; brother, Alec Caruso; sister, Marlene Bracci; sister-in-law, Paula Harris; and brothers-in-law, Robert Musialowski and Al Gibson.

Family and friends may visit and pay tribute to Tony on Monday, July 15, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel of Warren, 1884 North Road NE.

Additional calling hours will be Tuesday, July 16, 2024, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel.

A Funeral Service will follow on Tuesday at the funeral home at 11 a.m., with Rev. Carl Kish presiding.

Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Bazetta.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tony’s name to Breakthrough T1D (formerly JDRF), 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, New York 10281, to support diabetes research.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book, and send condolences to Tony’s family.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Anthony J. “Tony” Caruso Sr. hosted by Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel.

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