GLENBURN and BANGOR – Ruth Caruso, 68, passed away unexpectedly June 15, 2005, at a Bangor hospital. She was born June 20, 1936, in Bangor the daughter of Sumner and Julia (Clark) Pinkham. She was a loving mother and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Ruth is survived by her brother, Sumner Pinkham Jr. and wife, Marion Pinkham; four children, Teresa Violette and husband, Peter Violette, Tammy Cote and husband, Nick Cote, John Caruso Jr., and Pasquale “PJ” Caruso and Roberta Oakes; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be private for the family. A service of Memorial Alternatives, 1225 Broadway, Bangor.