Philomena "Fay" (Massarotti) Caruso

March 8, 1921 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 100)


Philomena "Fay" Caruso, 100, of Staten Island, New York, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.  She was born Philomena Massarotti on March 8, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York.  Fay grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where she met her beloved husband, Ernest.  They were married and began their lives together in Brooklyn, where they remained to raise their family.  Approximately 45 years ago, Fay settled in Staten Island, New York.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  Fay will be greatly missed and never forgotten.

She was predeceased by her parents, Luigi and Rosina (Romanelli) Massarotti, and her beloved husband, Ernest Caruso.  Fay is survived by her loving daughter, Pamela Speranza and her husband, Joseph, of Ocean, New Jersey, and her cherished grandchildren, Melissa and Joseph Speranza.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday evening, November 12, 2021 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday morning, November 13, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Catharine Roman Catholic Church, 108 Middletown Road, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733.  Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery Mausoleum, 900 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733.  For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,

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November 12, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
3269 State Route 35
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Mass of Christian Burial
November 13, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Catharine Roman Catholic Church (Middletown Road, Holmdel, New Jersey)

Mausoleum Entombment
November 13, 2021

11:45 AM
Holmdel Cemetery Mausoleum, Holmdel Road, New Jersey, Holmdel

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