Joseph J. Caldeira Sr.

January 1, 1934October 12, 2013

Joseph J. Caldeira, Sr., 79, of Toms River, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at home. Born in Newark, he lived in Union before moving to Toms River in 1964. For 30 years, Joseph owned and operated Caldeira Brothers Inc., retiring in 1994. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Joseph was a member of the Toms River Country Club; Toms River Elks Club; Sunrise Lodge F & AM in Seaside Heights; and Ocean County 200 Club in Toms River. He was also a member and past president of The Beachwood-Berkeley Rotary Club and a recipient of the Paul J. Harris Fellowship Award. He enjoyed his family, dancing, golfing, and bowling.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Eileen in 2002. Surviving are his loving children Joseph J. Caldeira, Jr. and his wife Cheryl of Forked River; Cherie Morton and her husband Ray of Wall; his brother George Caldeira of Toms River; and his grandchildren Nicole, Megan, Krista and Raymond; his nephew James P. Byrne of Little Egg Harbor; niece Eileen D’Arcy of Barnegat; and many other caring nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until the Funeral Service at 7:30 p.m. at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River. Entombment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation at or Alzheimer’s Foundation at in Joseph’s memory. Condolences may be made by visiting www.andersonandcampbell



  • Visitation Tuesday, October 15, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 15, 2013


  • Entombment will be private

Joseph J. Caldeira Sr.

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October 19, 2013

Dear Joseph,Cherie and families,
Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. Joe was a wonderful, hardworking but funloving man. The world is a lesser place without him.
Peter Giovine

Fabiana Bagnato

October 15, 2013

My deepest sympathy for the Caldeira Family.

Peter & Martha Rodriguez

October 15, 2013

Our deepest sympathy goes to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers as well.

Lawrence Zegan

October 14, 2013

Joe Jr. and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

October 14, 2013

Joe was a great guy who we always had a lot of fun with. We're fortunate to have known him.
Jack & Pat Jenkins (Wildwood FL)

Susanne Villa

October 14, 2013

May the Lord keep you and your family in perfect peace. Sounds like your Dad will be missed by many. Praying for you. the Villa family

Harv & Maddie Straus

October 14, 2013

Please accept our deepest sympathies.

October 14, 2013

Thoughts and prayers to the entire Caldeira family.Joe was a real good man and will be sorely missed. Rest in Peace Mr. Caldeira.