Darlene Caruso

Darlene J. “Dolly” Caruso (nee Gorniak), 80, of Brookfield, formerly of Cicero, died on Sept. 12, 2023 at the British Home in Brookfield. Born on Feb. 14, 1943 in Chicago, she was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of animals of all kinds, walking dogs, shopping and volunteering at pet shelters.  

Dolly was the wife of Joseph Caruso; the mother of Deborah (Paul) Schomer; the grandmother of Nicholas (Braunty) Schomer and Christopher (Lauren) Schomer; the great-grandmother of Lorenzo Schomer; the sister of Ron (Deborah) Gorniak and the late Rich Gorniak; and the aunt of Christopher, Stefanie and Adam Gorniak. 

Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, from 4 to 8 p.m., with a memorial service at 7 p.m. at Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, 3847 Prairie Ave., Brookfield. Online condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family at www.JohnsonNosek.com.  Info: (708) 485-0214