Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary

6464 Chippewa Street, St. Louis, MO


Ben Calloni

March 17, 1947September 25, 2019

Calloni, Benjamin “Ben” Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Debbie (nee Macchi) for 40 years; proud and loving father of Angela; dear brother of the late Carol Riehemann, Joe (Ruth Ann), Bob (Peggy), the late David; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Vietnam Army Veteran, member of American Legion Post 15, Past Commander’s Club, 40 & 8, St. Ambrose Crusader Club, Holy Name. In lieu of flowers, Donations to Alzheimer’s Association, The Sick & Elderly Program of the Hill or the charity of your choice.

SERVICE: Visitation Sunday, September 29th 4 pm, - 8 pm at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa St.; Funeral Mass Monday, September 30th, 10 am at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 5130 Wilson Ave., with visitation from 9 am until time of service at St. Ambrose. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.

Special thanks to the VA St. Louis Health Care System Team 1 and Caregivers Elizabeth, Javier & Ryan.


  • Debbie (nee Macchi) Calloni, Wife
  • Angela Calloni, Daughter
  • Carol Riehemann, Sister (deceased)
  • Joe (Ruth Ann) Calloni, Brother
  • Bob (Peggy) Calloni, Brother
  • David Calloni, Brother (deceased)
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  • Visitation - Sunday Sunday, September 29, 2019
  • Visitation - Monday Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Funeral Mass - Monday Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Committal Service with Full Military Honors- Monday Monday, September 30, 2019


Ben Calloni

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Diane Suter

September 27, 2019

It was a true joy to do home visits with you and Mr. Calloni.
He was in awesome hands. The care you provided day in and day out was extraordinary. It was an honor to walk alongside you and to witness your profound love for him until the very end.
May your memories bring you comfort.

Diane Suter

Terry and Kathryn Bartlow

September 26, 2019

Dearest Family,
Ben was one of the kindest gentleman we have ever known. Ben love of his family had no boundary. Ben was always there with a helping hand when it was needed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his his wife Debbie and their beautiful loving daughter. God has an amazing Angel with him . God Bless
Terry and Kay Bartlow