Susan M. Caruso, 64, of Honesdale, died Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis M. Caruso on December 19, 1991. The couple married on January 9, 1965 at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Port Washington, WI.

She was born on August 22, 1948 in Ironwood, MI, daughter of the late Dominic and Margret Dudra Machac. Susan was a graduate of Luther L. Wright High School and Gogebic County Community College with a degree in nursing on June 29, 1995. She began her nursing career at Josephson Nursing Home and retired from Ellen Memorial Health Care Center.

Susan was a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale, attending St. Mary Magdalen Church and a former member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood, MI.

Sue loved her family and friends very much. She enjoyed crocheting, spending time with family and shopping.

Surviving is her son Michael L. Caruso and wife Judy of Foxboro, WI; her daughters Theresa Freiermuth and husband James of Beach Lake, PA, Lynn Stueck and husband Boyd of Mishicot, WI and Rebecca Irving and husband Gilbert of Honesdale, PA; 12 grandchildren, a great grandchild; a sister Patricia Belanger of West Bend, WI; several brothers and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her brother James T. Machac and an infant sister Margie.

As per her request, cremation will be held at Maple Hill at Salem Crematory. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 29th at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Honesdale. Friends may visit Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale on Wednesday from 9 to 10.