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Michael E. Caro

May 2, 1928 ~ April 18, 2018 (age 89)

Michael E. Caro, 89, of Locust Drive, Everett, PA; passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.  He was born on May 2, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; a son of the late John P. and Mary Elizabeth (Brinza) Caro.  On August 13, 1949 in St. Thomas Catholic Church, Bedford, PA; he was united in marriage to LaRue B. (Ross) Caro.

Along with his loving wife of sixty-eight years, he is survived by three children James M. Caro married to Sue (Oyler), Everett, PA; Brenda Lee married to Barry Barkman, Everett, PA and Pat J. Caro married to Christine (Kozlowski), Marysville, PA; five grandchildren Spence Barkman, Ryan Barkman, Matthew Barkman, Trent Barkman and Michael Caro; and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by siblings Joseph Caro, John Caro and William Caro.

Mike was a member of the St. John Evangelist Catholic Church, Everett.  He was a graduate of Everett Area High School Class of 1946.  He was a former member of the Everett Jaycees and longtime former member of the Everett Volunteer Fire Company.

Mr. Caro served in the United States National Guard for thirty-eight years, retiring as a First Sergeant.

Mr. Caro enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and working around his home.  He loved his dogs.  Mike was a man who loved the simple pleasures in life.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 161 East First Avenue, Everett, PA 15537 with Father Derek Fairman officiating.

Burial will be held privately at the Everett Cemetery.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

Online condolences may be expressed at

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Michael Caro to the St. John Evangelist Catholic Church, 161 East First Avenue, Everett, PA 15537 or Bedford County Humane Society, 1108 Lutzville Road, Everett, PA 15537 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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