204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
H. Scott Caruso, Supervisor
Obituary of Amelia Ann Forys
Amelia Ann Forys, 87, of Greensburg, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday morning January 15, 2023. Amelia was born February 18, 1935 in Mount Pleasant, to the late Henry and Margaret (Citro) Caruso Sr. and is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Joseph (Bob) Forys.
Amelia attended Ramsey High School in Mount Pleasant, and completed her Interior Design Certificate at Seton Hill University. She began her career working in the Pennsylvania Unemployment Office in Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant, PA. After raising three children, she worked as an Art Teacher for Hempfield Parks and Recreation for more than 10 years. She went on to perfect the skill of art framing at WOW outlets in Greenburg, PA. Art, creativity, and teaching children were always her passion.
Amelia was an active member in many volunteer organizations and served her community with great joy and a servant’s heart. She gave of herself with unconditional love that was palpable, and her smile and energy touched the lives of many; the words “please- how can I help” and “thank you” were just a part of who she was. Amelia was an active member in the Girl Scouts of America, Rosary Confraternity, Catholic Charities, Italian Women’s club, and the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral Choir. In addition, she was a volunteer at Caritas Christi for the Sisters of Charity. Amelia had a love for life and all people, was an avid gardener and also enjoyed quilting, needlepoint, oil painting, knitting, golf, piano, and tennis. Her beautiful heart and kind smile will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Bob Forys, Greensburg, PA; Sisters, Henrietta (Caruso) Balcerek, and Karen Caruso (Bob), both of Mount Pleasant, PA; sister-in-laws, Leona Caruso and Karen Caruso; Children Robert Forys, Greensburg, PA; Kimberly Conner (Jon) Allison Park, PA; Mary Jo Novak Reeser (Darin), Magnolia, Texas; Grandchildren; Gregory Conner, Joseph Conner, Katherine Conner, Haley Novak, Colin Novak, Dylan Novak, and Adrienne (Forys) Boggs; and also survived by her Great Grandchildren; Arlo, Ronan and Beckley Boggs. In addition to her parents, Amelia was preceded in death by her siblings, Patricia Pfeifer, Jack Caruso Sr., Margaret Jurkowski, Henry Caruso Jr., Robert Caruso, Daniel Caruso and Timothy Caruso
Family and friends will be received Thursday January 19th from 4 to 8 P.M. at Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle St. Mt. Pleasant. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home Friday at 10:30 A.M. followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00 in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to Elizabeth Seton Memory Care, 129 DePaul Center Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Gateway Hospice, especially to Cindy, Tammy, Mary and Mandy for all their love and care for Amelia. To offer an online condolence please visit our website at galone-carusofuneralhome.com