September 2, 1926 – April 8, 2018
George Calabrese, 91, of Burbank, died Sunday, April 8, 2018. George was born on September 2, 1926 in Bari, Italy. He came to the United States in 1946 to eventually join his family in Los Angeles. George was a veteran of the American military for which he served in the Korean War. He was married to his wife Gloria, who preceded him in death, for 57 years. George was an active member of St. Finbar Catholic Church in Burbank and worked for Price Pfister for 44 years before retiring in 1991. His four children, Michael of Burbank, Rosemarie of San Mateo, Madeline of Sherman Oaks, Alex of North Tustin and their respective spouses as well as several grandchildren and numerous other family and close friends, survive George. There will be a viewing on Sunday, April 15th from 1-4pm at the Valley Funeral Home in Burbank. A rosary will follow at 4pm. Funeral services will take place on Monday, April 16th at 10am at St. Finbar Catholic Church also in Burbank. Burial will follow at San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills.
- Gloria Marie Calabrese, Wife
- Michael Calabrese, Son
- Rosemarie Fernandez, Daughter
- Madeline Calabrese, Daughter
- Alex Calabrese, Son
- Visitation Sunday, April 15, 2018
- Rosary Sunday, April 15, 2018
- Funeral Mass Monday, April 16, 2018
- Burial Monday, April 16, 2018
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April 11, 2018
I always enjoyed George's dry wit and quiet humor. It was a perfect match to Gloria's vivacious outgoing personality. They made a great team. Gloria now has her dancing partner with her, and they will be "cutting the rug" on that heavenly dance floor! Your paisano, Tony Seta.