DAWN MARIE CARUSO, age 47, of Manchester, Tenn. formerly of Hammond, Indiana departed this life on Monday, January 7, 2013 after losing her battle with cancer.

Dawn was a loving and caring daughter and sister.  She was born with disabilities but was still proud she accomplished graduation from high school.  She loved music and was often found with her earphones in listening to her favorite songs.

Dawn is survived by her brothers; Ricky (Rhonda) Caruso of Valparaiso, Indiana, Kenneth (Anna) Caruso of Manchester, Tenn., sister, Vickey Richardson of Hobart, Indiana.  Several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held in Crown Point, Indiana.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.