OBITUARY

Mario Caldarella

January 9, 1923September 28, 2013
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Mario Caldarella, 90, of Hoffman Estates, passed away on September 28, 2013 at Journeycare in Barrington. He was born on January 9, 1923 in Chicago to Joseph and Mary Boun Giovanni Caldarella. He married Gertrude Bravieri in Chicago on June 19, 1948 and she preceded him in death on April 28, 2012. He was also preceded in death by his brother Angelo.He is survived by his son James (Christie nee Mack) Caldarella of Crystal lake, his daughter Cynthia (Ferman Raleigh Jr.) Caldarella of Des Plains, and his beloved nephew and niece Paul Caldarella and Susan Carley. Mario was a US Army Air Corp Veteran and upon his discharge began working for The William Wrigley Company retiring as production manager. Mr. Caldarella was a devout Christian who put others before himself, he dedicated his life to serving his Lord and the example he set will live on. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Friday October 4, 2013 at Montclair-Lucania Funeral Home, 6901 W. Belmont Ave, in Chicago, with burial to follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 3:30pm-9:00pm Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Animal House Shelter in Huntley. Published in Chicago Tribune from October 2 to October 4, 2013

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2013
  • Funeral Friday, October 4, 2013
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Mario Caldarella

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Jo (Castrogiovanni) Ruck

October 16, 2013

I have such fond memories of "Cousin Mario" through the years, from my childhood to our Paesano get-togethers. I send my love and sympathy, and pray that you will experience a special touch of God's mercy and grace at this difficult time.

Lucia De Luca

October 7, 2013

Love you Mario

Lucia De Luca

October 7, 2013

We all pray for you Mario and your family. Your Italian cousins. <3

Lucia De Luca

October 7, 2013

We all pray for you Mario and for your family. Your Italian cousins <3

October 5, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with Dr. C and her family.
Dick & Donna Wagner

Mark Crayton

October 5, 2013

Praying for you and your family, Dr. C! Love you bunches! Mark and James

Cheri Cunningham-Miroballi

October 3, 2013

I know there are no words that can ease the pain and loss you are all feeling right now....wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts....
We will miss Uncle Mario - lots of love Cheri xoxo

nikki piermarini

October 3, 2013

Hoping that soon your loving memories of your dad soon replace your sorrow. He will never be gone as he will be forever in your heart.

josh leith

October 3, 2013

my condolences cyndie & jim! your father was a great man by your words and in the brief time i knew him. he is in a much better place now...

Lil Taibain

October 3, 2013

My prayers and sympathies to the Caldarella family. May God bless them.