Bernice Catherine Caruso (nee Bird), 78, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City passed away peacefully on Monday, November 1, 2021.
Bernice loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She worked in the Meadowlands for 16 years. Bernice also enjoyed traveling and loved to play Bingo with her friends at the Elms.
Bernice was the devoted mother of Elaine & Eric Long, Mary & Frank Lehman, Bernice Donato, John & Nichole Caruso, III; loving grandmother of PJ, Nicole, Jillian, Megen, Michael, John IV, Samantha, Johnny & Isabella; cherished great-grandmother of Nikolas, Tyler, Emily, David, Abigail, Sophia, Aaden, Israel and Simcha. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, her endearing friend, Georgeann Schopman and adoring aide, Anna. Bernice was the last surviving sibling of 16 children.
Visitation is on Thursday, November 4, 2021, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at RIOTTO FUNERAL HOME & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306. Funeral will begin on Friday, November 5, 2021, 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 AM at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst.
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