Frank Caruso, 75, passed Thursday, March 23, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill.
He was born in Methuen, son of the late Peter and Carmela Caruso, and was youngest of two children. He enjoyed vacationing at Salisbury Beach from a young age and having spaghetti dinners on the beach. He loved to fish off the shore and deep sea fishing with his family and longtime friend Floyd Jennings. He competed in many tennis tournaments in his younger years with neighborhood friends at Storrow Park.
His surviving family members include his wife Shawnee Caruso; children, Joan and husband Carlos Avellon of Lawrence, Peter Caruso and wife Lynda Caruso of Derry, N.H., Roseanne Ferringno of Salisbury, Peggy and husband Patrick Indeglia of Lawrence, Michael and wife Stephanie Caruso of Derry, N.H., Stephanie Fowler of St. Johnsbury, Vt., and Eric Bartley and wife Jen of Derry, N.H.; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister Ann Martin of Lawrence; two nieces and two nephews.
The family thanks to the staff at Penacook Place and Merrimack Valley Hospice.
A memorial cookout is Sunday, May 28, at Salisbury Beach Reservation. Burial takes place at a later time. Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home, Haverhill.