Gina Caruso Lewis

September 10, 2013

Gina Caruso Lewis

Follansbee resident

Gina Caruso Lewis, 43, of Follansbee, W.Va., passed away Monday, September 9, 2013, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, with her loving family at her side.

She was born June 28, 1970, in Steubenville, Ohio, a daughter of Joe and Candida Santoro Caruso of Follansbee.

Ms. Lewis was a demo supervisor at Sam’s Club with Advantage Sales and Marketing. Many will remember her for her full-of-life personality and her abundance of smiles.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Francesco and Carolina Caruso and maternal grandparents, Francesco and Adeline Santoro.

In addition to her parents, surviving are her loving children, Scott (Rachel) Swiger of Wellsburg, W.Va,. and Krista (fiancé Cody Stonesifer) Swiger of Washington; three cherished grandchildren, Bella, Sophie and Olivia Swiger of Wellsburg; five devoted siblings, Lena Caruso of Follansbee, Mena (Phil) Johnson of Colliers, W.Va., Frank (Lisa) Caruso of Wellsburg, Maria (Rick) Drennan of Weirton, W.Va., and JoAnna (John) Ortitay of Avella; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Friday, September 13, in James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, (304) 527-1717, with Pastor Randy Frederick, officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee. Please add or view condolences at



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