Stoughton- Maria Caruso, age 56, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, suddenly, due to natural causes, at her home. She was born in Madison on May 23, 1962, the daughter of Michael and Frances Caruso. Maria graduated from Madison West High School in 1981. She worked as a data processor at Anchor Bank for many years. Maria loved the summer and water. She was blessed with caring for her mother's cat, Rosemarie, following her mothers death in 2017. Maria is survived by her brother, Vinnie (Nancy) Caruso; one uncle; one aunt; and many extended relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect Street, Stoughton, with Rev. Paul Lundgren officiating and Pianist Justina Anderson. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Madison. Visitation will be held from 11:30 AM until the time of services Wednesday. Please share your memories of Maria by posting Tributes.
A special thank you to Stoughton Paramedics, Stoughton Police, Stoughton Hospital, Diane from Care Wisconsin, Alisa Schenk from Gateway CSP - NAMI of Dane County. Special friends Donny Swenson, Kirsten Coan, Dave Whaley and her 2nd family.
A big thank you to Trisha and Arthur Tennant who found and tried to resuscitate Maria.
Please make donations to the Dane County Humane Society.
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
Maria was truly a very kind,caring and loving person who made me a better person
Maria was a great friend back in our teenage years. Prayers and condolences to her family.
Mary... where do I begin!! I cant believe you're gone this just doesn't seem real!! You were just like my sister.. you were so kind and caring. I'm going to miss all the shit you used to give donny!! I'll miss you and always love you forever!! God gained another wonderful angel!! Fly high my love!! R.I.P hun!! Xoxoxo
Maria and I spent lots of time together in elementary school. I remember her fondly. My condolences.
Maria was such a sweet, kind, overall great gal! Enjoyed playing softball with her and working with her, both, for years. She will be missed.
I can remember Maria from my youth. My condolences to to Vince and the Caruso family .
I remember Maria from high school, She was a good friend Sorry for your loss Roger
I am very saddened to hear of Maria's passing. I knew her many years ago when we worked together and lived close by to each other. Maria was always a very sweet and kind person. My thoughts are with her family
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