Carmen Calderone Sr. 1933-2021

CANFIELD — Carmen Calderone Sr., 87 of Canfield, died Saturday afternoon, surrounded by his loving family.

Carmen was born Oct. 12, 1933, in Ashtabula, a son of the late Frank and Lillian Rocco Calderone and came to this area in 1977.

He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Heilbronn, Germany.

Carmen worked as a foreman for Conrail Railroad for 45 years, retiring in 1995.

He was a member of Old North Church.

Carmen was a faithful man who loved the Lord and his family and lived his life by example. Carmen enjoyed going to Dunkin Donuts and Panera Bread regularly, was always kind and had a positive attitude about life. In his younger years, he enjoyed working on cars, and riding motorcycles and dirt bikes.

His wife, the former Carol O. Robison, whom he married July 22, 1961, died June 14, 2009.

He leaves his son, Carmen J. (Michaele) Calderone Jr. of Austintown; his daughter, Jennifer Angelilli of Poland; four grandchildren, Megan, Brittany, Giavanna and Anthony; and six great-grandchildren, Lilliana, Luca, Lailah, Jesus Jr., Christiana and Angelina. Carmen also leaves his nephew, Anthony (Christa) Calderone; great-nephew, Chase Calderone; and step-grandchildren , Nadine (Dominic) Bowell, Rebecca Ruffner and Christopher Ruffner; and step-great-grandchildren, Devon, Maximus, Cooper, Camila, Emmalyn, Avery and Ella.

Besides his parents and his wife, Carmen was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank Calderone, Angelo Calderone and Alfred Calderone.

Friends may call 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Lane Funeral Home, 65 N. Broad St., Canfield, followed by a funeral service at 11:45 a.m.

Friends and family may view this obituary and give their condolences atwww.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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