Dr. John R. Caruso

Dr. John Russel Caruso, age 71, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 in Sebring, Florida.

He was born on November 25, 1942, in Dunkirk, New York, to the late Ralph and Ida Marie (Scanio) Caruso.

Dr. Caruso had been a resident of Sebring since 1991, coming from Perry, Florida, and was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church.

Dr. Caruso was a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and had a Family Practice in Sebring for many years.

He is survived by his daughters, Kimberly Rushing of Sebring, FL; Stephanie Bowyer (Keith) of Sebring, FL; JoAnne Clark (Wayne) of Brandon, FL; and RoxAnne Meixner (Michael) of Sebring, FL.

There will be a Funeral Mass on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church-Sebring with Father Peter Sheehan officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6:00pm 8:00pm, with a prayer service beginning at 7:30pm, at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Sebring, with the Rev. Andrew Conyer officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. www.donate.cancer.org.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to:

Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Sebring, (863)385-0125, www.stephensonnelsonfh.com.