Catherine A. Caruso

  September 22, 1922 – March 3, 2017

Catherine Ann Caruso, 94, passed away at home in Lodi surrounded by her family on March 3, 2017. She was born on September 22, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY to Giacomo and Josephine Trifiro. Catherine was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. She worked more than 30 years as a vice principal’s secretary at Lodi and then Tokay High School. She loved going to Lake Tahoe and the casinos.

Catherine is survived by her children, Frank Caruso (Kathi), Teresa VandePol, and Tina Leach (Jack); grandchildren, Gina Davis, Rico Caruso, Zachary Leach, and Cody Leach; great grandchildren, Kaylee Caruso, Olivia Caruso, Natalie Davis, Katelyn Davis, and Oliver Davis; niece Liz Mueller, nephew Jack Pfeifer; her dear friend, Ann Donati, and her caretakers, Ermie and Gigi.

She is preceded in death by her husband Anthony (Tony) Caruso, and parents Giacomo and Josephine Trifiro.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Ave, Stockton CA 95204.


Visitation will be held 1-8 P.M. on Thursday March 9, 2017 at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240. A rosary will be held at 6 P.M. that evening.



Graveside services will be held 10 A.M. on Friday March 10 at Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Ln, Lodi CA.