Lillian Ragusa Cali

January 20, 1928August 4, 2011

CHAPIN – Funeral services for Lillian Ragusa Cali, 83, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 St. Thomas Church Road, Chapin, SC 29036. Mrs. Cali was born January 20, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan and passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011. She was a daughter of the late Lillian Borrouso and Gaetano Ragusa. Mrs. Cali was a homemaker, loving wife and devoted mother. She was a very active member of St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church and loved her church family. She served on many church committees and was a long time Lowman Home volunteer. Lillian is survived by her four sons, Joseph (Tracy) Cali of Summerville, SC, Thomas (Susan) Cali of Brick, New Jersey, Bill (Beth) Cali of Edgefield, SC, and Gary (Erika) Cali of Irmo, SC; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gaspar (Sarah) Ragusa of Staten Island, New York. Mrs. Cali was predeceased by her husband, William Vito Cali; brothers, Frank, Thomas, and James; and a sister, Marie


  • Visitation Saturday, August 6, 2011
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 7, 2011

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Candace Gates

August 8, 2011

Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Charles Smith

August 6, 2011

We express our deepest sympathy to the Cali family and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mrs. Cali was a wonderful woman and she will be missed.

Charlie, Kandee and Lauren Smith

Jeff Stuck

August 6, 2011

Your family is our thoughts and prayers. Ms Lillian brought joy to our family and we are blessed to have shared the past few years with her.
The Stuck Family. Jeff, Annette, Cameron and Matthew

Cathi Griffitts

August 6, 2011

Joe, Tom, Bill and Gary I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. I loved her very much. I will miss talking to her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Keith and Cathi (Colli) Griffitts

Mike Beeler

August 6, 2011

We want to express our condolences to the Cali family on the loss of your mom.I best rememember your mom for her great baked ziti.Bill used to bring it back to our apartment sometimes. Rest in peace Mrs. Cali. Mike & Susan Beeler

Ed and Colleen Murray

August 6, 2011

Thinking of you all at this time. Our prayers and sympathy to everyone.

ben kirby

August 5, 2011

We will all miss Mrs.Cali,our special condolences The Kirby Family,Jackie,Ben and Paul

Sonja Edwards Carnaggio

August 5, 2011

I'm so sorry to hear you lost your mother. Sending up prayers for you and your family for strength in the days ahead.

The Staff of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home

August 5, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.