Obituary of Ralph J. Caruso
Ralph J. Caruso, 81, of Glastonbury passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Diana (Winslow) Caruso for 56 years. Born in Hartford, Ralph was the son of the late Raphael “Elio” and Constantina (Calabro) Caruso. He graduated from UCONN with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Political Science. Ralph was in the Army National Guard for four years. He retired from the State of CT after 33 years as the State Budget Director. In his retirement, Ralph worked as an adjunct Professor at Central CT State University teaching state and local government. He loved boating and model trains. Ralph’s highest priority was his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Wendy L. Caruso of Glastonbury, his two sons Darren R. Caruso and his wife Courtney of MA, Ryan W. Caruso and his wife Kathryn of Glastonbury, his sister Linda Crapulli of RI, and his grandchildren Hunter and Chase Loomis, Camden, Bella and Rosalie Caruso as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 1, 2023 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Buckingham Congregational Church, 16 Cricket Lane, Glastonbury. Funeral services will be held following the visitation at 11:00 am at the Church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741. For online condolences, please visit www.mulryanfh.com.