Mary Louise “Molly” Caruso

Feb 24, 1923 – May 7, 2018
Mary Louise (Molly) Caruso passed  away May 7, 2018 in Salmon Arm. Molly was born Feb. 24, 1923 at  a home near Silver Park, Sask. to  parents Calvin A. Rhea & Minnie  (Gilliland). Her siblings included:  Stella (Olson), Lulu (Groseclose),  Elizabeth (Bennett), Florence (Bird),  Calvin, Frances (Grose), James, and  Leroy. 

Molly (W120101) served during WW2 as a cook in the CWAC (1943-1946) at Calgary & Gordon Head before marrying Filippo Giavonni Caruso (K42131) in 1946. Molly had 4 children: J. Doug (deceased) (Laurel),  Anthony M. (Donna), James (Elaine) & Debra (Dave  Giles).

Phil was a plumber then later they owned  a pool hall in Princeton until Phil’s death in 1966. Molly then worked as a cook and later as a custodian with the School District in Princeton.

Molly leaves 3 children,11 grandchildren, & 26 great-grandchildren. 

A Celebration of Life will be held in Princeton at a later date. 


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