DOVER-FOXCROFT – Eleanor L. Caruso, 72, passed away peacefully June 20, 2009, at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital. Eleanor was born July 25, 1936, in Orneville, to the late Horace Chadbourne and Mildred (Pearl) Chadbourne Smith. Eleanor attended schools in Milo before working in local woolen mills. She then worked as a caretaker in private homes for many years. She was a self-taught artist, and enjoyed giving her artwork to family and friends. Eleanor is survived by her son, Chris Caruso and wife, Michele; grandchildren, Cody and Tayla Caruso, all of Corinth; siblings, Rita Andrews of Atkinson, Lillie Ambrose of Sangerville and Royal Smith of Atkinson; her best friend, Donna Cookson of Dover-Foxcroft; many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends too numerous to mention. Eleanor was predeceased by two brothers, Riley Chadbourne and Harvey Smith. In keeping with Eleanor’s wishes, there will be no formal funeral services.
ELEANOR L. CARUSO
Posted June 22, 2009, at 8:05 p.m.