Edward A. Caruso affectionately known to family and friends as 'Eddie,' departed this life on July 5, 2007, after a lengthy illness at the age of 82. As he begins his new journey, he leaves behind to cherish his memory, his son and daughter-in-law, Brian A. and Michela Caruso; his grandchildren and the joys of his life, Shauna and Brandon Caruso; brother, Frank (O'Bera) Caruso; sister, Phyllis (Bill) Valencia; special niece and nephews, Lori Valencia, Greg Valencia and Kenneth Valencia; his new grandnephew, Kyle Joseph Valencia; along with many special relatives and friends. A Pueblo native, Eddie retired from CF&I Steel Company. He enjoyed NASCAR races, football and boxing. He cherished every moment with his grandchildren who were his two best friends, Shauna and Brandon. They were by his side from when he woke up each morning, with hugs and kisses, until each night when they tucked him into bed. He was a member of the St. Joseph Lodge #236 and LaFamiglia Italiana. Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Sue Caruso; infant son, Rodney Caruso; and his special companion, Bambi, his golden retriever. The family would like to thank Sangre de Cristo Hospice staff for their special care and support, Steven and Elisa from Visiting Angels, who were Eddie's daily caregivers, Dr. Cipperly, Dr. McCaffery, Dr. Hess and Dr. Jamie Johnson for their care and compassion during Eddie's illness. Viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Vigil, 7:30 p.m. Monday and funeral Mass, 10 a m. Tuesday, July 10, 2007, with the Reverend Father Robert Hagan, SJ as celebrant. Both services at Holy Family Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. A remembrance gathering will follow the interment at St. Frances Xavier Church Parish Hall, 611 Logan Ave. In lieu of food and flowers, those who desire may make memorials to the Edward Caruso Memorial Fund, in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. You have blessed and touched our lives in so many ways. You and the kids got to spend some GOOD QUALITY time together of which will be always cherished. We love you dearly and will truely miss you. Your family, Brian, Michela, Shauna & Brandon Caruso

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