Obituary: Nancy J. Caruso of Boston’s North End

Nancy J. Caruso of Boston’s North End was born on July 16, 1929 and passed away on November 20, 2020 at the age of 91.

Professor Emeritus of Northeastern University, former co-chair of the North End Waterfront Central Artery Committee, community activist and life career coach. A woman of faith, Nancy embraced life with generosity and great passion. We mourn and honor the passing of a female trailblazer and cherished friend, Nancy was much loved and will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be held in St. Leonard Church, 320 Hanover St., Boston on Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated the next day in St. Leonard Church at 10 a.m. Live streaming of the funeral can be located here:

Nancy will be laid to rest next to her beloved father, Carmelo and mother Carmela Caruso at St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Greater Boston Food Bank, 70 S. Bay Ave., Boston, MA 02118 or online at: