Louise Ann Henricks Colarusso, 82, of Marco Island, Florida passed peacefully on Tuesday, February 1, 2012 at her home on Marco.
Born March 16, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio, Lou was the daughter of the late Harold and Florence Wilson Henricks. A U.S. Navy nurse, she met and fell in love with the late Joseph R. Colarusso, a Naval officer. Together, they were the wonderful parents of four loving children: the late Susan Colarusso Saldo, and her husband, Stephen, formerly of Marco Island; Thomas H. Colarusso and his wife, Sharon, of Chicago; Michael J. Colarusso and his wife, Colleen, of Pittsburgh, and John P. Colarusso and his wife, Linda, of Philadelphia. Louise is survived by her sister, Patricia Buddrus of Dallas, as well as her sister-in-law, Maria Kurkowski of Douglaston, NY. She is also survived by twelve loving grandchildren; Kaitlin, Paul, Carly, David, Taryn, Anne, Marysa, John, Brian, Kelsey, Julie, and Catherine.
Viewing for Lou is scheduled for Sunday, February 5, 2012, friends and family may call from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Viewing will be held at Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home, 577 East Elkcam , Marco Island , Fl 34145.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held, Monday, February 6, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. Mass will be at San Marco Catholic Church on Marco Island.
Father Gordon Zanetti will be celebrant at Monday's mass. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In Lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations in Louise's honor to :
1095 Whippoorwill Lane Naples, FL 34105 www.avowhospice.org
Arrangements under the direction of Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home, Marco Island, FL.