Thomas A. Caruolo Jr.

August 1, 1922November 14, 2013

Thomas A. Caruolo, Jr., 91, passed away at home on November 14, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Olga A. (Furtado) Caruolo for 66 years and son of the late Thomas A. and Hazel (Noyce) Caruolo. He was the father of Wayne T. Caruolo; grandfather of Griffin Caruolo and Rollin Hills; and brother of Gloria Coelho and the late Virginia Lolio and Paul Caruolo.

Mr. Caruolo retired as a project manager for Herzog-Hart Construction Co. He enlisted in the 243rd Coast Artillery of the RI National Guard in 1938. The 243rd was federalized in Sept. 1940; he served overseas from July 1944 to June 1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He retired as a Command Sergeant Major of the 103rd Field Artillery of the RI Army National Guard in 1982.

Visitation Sunday 3-6 p.m. A funeral home service will be held Monday at 9 am in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. Burial with military honors will follow in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Providence Marine Corp of Artillery, 46 Ashland Road, North Scituate, RI 02857.


  • Visitation Sunday, November 17, 2013
  • Funeral Home Service Monday, November 18, 2013

Thomas A. Caruolo Jr.

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September 23, 2014

Dear Olga & Wayne,
I just heard the sad news today of Tom's passing.
I am so truly sorry . He was so wonderful to my
Parents , aunt Anne & uncle Rickey .
I loved him . I have such nice memories of Tom .

God Bless & Take Care,

Joy Caruolo Welshman

Gary Rehak

December 16, 2013

My condolences to family and friends.

November 26, 2013

Will love you forever.

Pat Taylor

November 19, 2013

Olga and family we are sorry for your loss. We will pray for your comfort in your time of sorrow. Always Pat T and the Shadoian family.

November 18, 2013

This was very sad news of an old friend. Tom was a soldier with true leadership abilities. He took the time to talk to soldiers and provide guidance. His sense of humor outstanding. I'd even run into him while he was out on construction jobs and he always took the time to talk to me. I'll miss this old friend.

Tom Luongo

Judge Carmine and Norma DiPetrillo

November 18, 2013

Dear Olga and Wayne, We are so sad to hear of our dear cousin Tom passing. I always loved and respected him and was proud to know him as a family member. Loved both of you. Regret we were unable to attend the services but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please accept our deepest condolences. Take care of yourself, Olga. With our most sincere sympathy and love, Norma and Judge Carmine

The Smith's

November 18, 2013

Olga and family - it is with sincere and heartfelt sympathy to have learned of the passing of Tom. What a great neighbor he has been. Always enjoyed talking to him about my dad and Tom's time in the 103rd Artillery RI National Guard together. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers and just a call away. Debbie, Bill and Andrew

Gary Rehak

November 17, 2013

My condolences to the Caruolo family. Fellow member of the 103d Field Artillery (1972-2006).

November 17, 2013

We're going to miss our good neighbor. We were always amazed at what he could do at his age. We only hope we can keep going like he did. Our sincere sympathy to Olga and her family.

Al and Judy Dumas

Ed and Amy Moy

November 17, 2013

A friend that I will miss a lot. I will always cherish the good times we had together throughout the many years that we have had. Always will miss the sharing of ideas and knowledge that we had and the "solving of the worlds problems on Tuesday Mornings". I wish Olga the very best as we share the sorrow of the passing of a very good person.
Ed and Amy Moy (North Providence, R.I.)