Robert D Caruso, 76, of New Smyrna Beach, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011. He was born on March 12, 1935 in Laconia, New Hampshire to Albert and Gracia Caruso. Robert enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. He enjoyed nature. He was an avid Gardner. Robert loved to collect just about everything he possibly could. His favorite time was spent loving his grandchildren, great grandchildren and sister, Loretta. He was a loving father and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his seven children, Cindy (Jody) Gilbert, Tony Caruso, Mary (Jim) Kerouack, Robert Caruso, Warren (Carol) Caruso, Jason (Andrea) Caruso, Becky (Joe) Caruso; sisters, Josephine Switzer, Loretta York; Brother, Stephen Caruso; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Gracia Caruso; daughter, Rebecca Caruso; brothers, Albert and Warren; sister, Jennie.